Who is Margo Hemond,Roland Hemond Wife?
Margo Hemond is best known for being the wife of Roland Hemond. Roland was an American professional baseball executive who worked in Major League Baseball(MLB).
Roland and his wife, Margo were blessed with five amazing children.
He was born on 26 October 1929(92 years old), Central Falls, Rhode Island, United States. However, we are sad to report Roland’s passing away on 12, December 2021.
Roland Hemond Career
Hemond first scouted for the Los Angeles Angles from their founding in 1961 to 1970. He later earned a World Series ring(in 1957) while he was working as the assistant scouting director for the Braves from 1952-60.
From 1970 to 1985, Roland was the general manager of the White Sox. He then went on to serve as the GM of the Orioles from 1988-95.
He also served as the senior executive vice president of the Diamondbacks from 1996-2000.
Roland Hemond Obituary
Chicago White Sox sent their condolences through a tweet. It read: ” The White Sox send our thoughts and condolences to the family and friends of Roland Hemond, who passed away last night.”
Diamondbacks managing general partner Ken Kendrick and CEO Derrick Hall were first to send their condolences, in a joint statement.
The statement read: “Roland was one of baseball’s greatest ambassadors and his impact on the game is beyond measure. We were lucky he was a D-back for 19 years as our organization is better because of his time here.”
“His legacy will live on through those whose lives he touched and mentored on a daily basis as everyone who met him became a friend and had a favorite Roland story.”
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“One of his personal mottos, ‘Enjoy the moment,’ serves as a good reminder of a life well-lived.”
In 2011, Roland was honored by the Hall of Fame, becoming the second person to receive the Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award.
Hemond was also crowned the “King of Baseball” by Minor League Baseball in 2001. He also went on to receive the Judge Emil E. Fuchs Award for “long and meritorious contributions to baseball” in 2002.
The Judge Emil E. Fuchs Award was awarded to Hemond by the Boston Baseball Writers Association.