Former Toronto general manager Alex Anthopoulos remembers the late Mel Didier as someone who he could consult ever since his first Blue Jays spring training.
Didier was a scout, executive, coach and pitcher in baseball for seven decades and died Monday at age 90. He finished his career as senior advisor for the Blue Jays.
Anthopoulos, who is currently the Los Angeles Dodgers’ vice president of baseball operations, called Didier “a great man” in an interview on Sportsnet 590 The Fan’s The Jeff Blair Show.
“The one thing, with his experience, you could ask him about anything, you could talk to him about anything and you knew he was going to have something insightful to say and he just loved players,” Anthopoulos said.
Here’s the full interview: