Inductee — Glen Rosenbaum

glenrosenbaumGlen Rosenbaum

Class of 1991

Birthplace: Union Mills, IN

Player/Coach

Biography:

“Rosey” enters his 43rd year with the White Sox organization and 23rd season as the teams traveling secretary, which ranks him second in tenure among traveling secretaries. In 1991 he was voted the Traveling Secretary of the Year by major league baseball.

Glen began his professional career in 1955 when he signed with the White Sox and pitched professionally for 11 years compiling a 98-42 minor  league record. In 1968 he joined the Sox as their batting practice pitcher and continued until a shoulder injury ended his pitching career in 1989. In 1983 he was voted the best batting practice pitcher in the majors by Sports Illustrated poll of major league hitters and was selected the batting practice pitcher for the 1983 A.L. All-Star Team. He also served as a coach under managers Chuck Tanner in 1974-75, and in 1986 under managers Tony LaRussa and Jim Fregosi.

Glen is married to the former Shirley Liggett and they have one child Scott Walter. Glen and Shirley still make their home in the small northern community of Union Mills, Indiana and he makes the 130 mile round trip to Comiskey Park each day.