William Hugo, Former SABR Treasurer, Passes Away

Long-time SABR member Bill Hugo, 81, passed away November 28 from complications of Alzheimer’s. 

Bill founded the Cincinnati area Hoyt-Allen SABR chapterand also served on SABR’s Executive Board as Treasurer for the years 1981 and 1982.  He was a member of the Biographical, Bibliographic and Business of Baseball research committees.

In addition to assisting with the research on five books about the Cincinnati Reds, Hugo also wrote for Sports Alert, a local publication about the Reds, and published his own Reds newsletter, Riverfront

Long-time SABR member Bill Hugo, 81, passed away November 28 from complications of Alzheimer’s. 

Bill founded the Cincinnati area Hoyt-Allen SABR chapterand also served on SABR’s Executive Board as Treasurer for the years 1981 and 1982.  He was a member of the Biographical, Bibliographic and Business of Baseball research committees.

In addition to assisting with the research on five books about the Cincinnati Reds, Hugo also wrote for Sports Alert, a local publication about the Reds, and published his own Reds newsletter, Riverfront Review.

He is survived by his wife Isabelle Gallatin Hugo and his sister Julie Sullivan.



Originally published: December 9, 2003. Last Updated: December 9, 2003.

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