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Rawitch Tapped To Head Baseball Hall Of Fame

Josh Rawitch
Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Longtime West Coast baseball front office figure Josh Rawitch has been named the new President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown. Rawitch, who is 44, will begin September 9 as the museum’s eighth president. He replaces Tim Mead. Rawitch has spent the past decade with the Arizona Diamondbacks after 15 years in the Dodgers’ front office. Mead stepped down in April after two years.

Former president Jeff Idleson has been running the Hall as interim president since.

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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