Dick Wiencek

Birthdate 2/7/1926
Death Date 5/15/2011
Debut Year 1947
Year of Induction
Teams Angels, Athletics, Tigers, Twins
Position Scout

According to the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation, Dick Wiencek signed a record 72 future MLB players including HoFers Bert Blyleven, Jack Morris, and Alan Trammell.

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Dick Wiencek signed more MLB players than any scout in baseball history

Dick Wiencek signed more MLB players than any scout in baseball history

Scouts are part of the fabric of baseball. As the unsung heroes of the game, they are responsible for accurately gauging the future potential of athletes. None did it better than Super Scout Dick Wiencek. According to the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation, Wiencek signed a record 72 players wh

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