SABR Founder Ray Gonzalez Has Died

The SABR community mourns the loss of one of its founding members, Ray Gonzalez. Born on October 27, 1919 in Havana, Cuba, Gonzalez had, at various times, been a baseball player, umpire, and score keeper, but his real love was records and analysis. He reportedly had a record of every Yankees game as well as home run records, triple plays, and thousands of other statistics.

The SABR community mourns the loss of one of its founding members, Ray Gonzalez. Born on October 27, 1919 in Havana, Cuba, Gonzalez had, at various times, been a baseball player, umpire, and score keeper, but his real love was records and analysis. He reportedly had a record of every Yankees game as well as home run records, triple plays, and thousands of other statistics.

A retired accountant, he served as SABR



Originally published: January 21, 2009. Last Updated: January 21, 2009.

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