Sunday, August 1, 2004
Giants scout dies: Randy Waddill, a longtime scout who spent the last 12 seasons with the Giants, died Friday. He was 59.
Waddill died in Tampa, Fla., of hypertensive heart disease, the Giants said in a statement. He was in baseball for 38 years as a player, coach and scout.
Our baseball operations department will sorely miss his exceptional judgment and tireless efforts, Giants GM Brian Sabean said.Waddill, who pitched in the minor leagues, worked as a scout for Atlanta and Philadelphia before joining San Francisco in 1993.