New Jersey's Tom Giordano, at 92 years old, sharp as ever as Major League Baseball scout

Jul 12, 2018 147

BY: Pete Caldera

Tom Giordano's connections read like the Baseball Encyclopedia, a parade of names and events and stories from spending 71 years in professional ball as a player, manager, scout and executive.  At 92 years old, the Newark-born Giordano, nicknamed "T-Bone,'' is still actively working in Major League Baseball, serving as a scout for the Atlanta Braves organization.

The oldest active scout in the sport, Giordano paused for a moment this week to go nine innings about his life and career with The Record and NorthJersey.com:

1. Jersey roots
It was the late 1920s and early 1930s, and they were all living in a one-room tenement behind the family’s grocery store on Elm Street in Newark’s Ironbound section: Tommy, his two younger brothers and their parents, born in Italy.

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SOURCE: https://eu.northjersey.com

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