BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Bob Barrows dedicated the majority of his life to improving the lives of others through the game of baseball. The long-time Orchard Park baseball coach passed away Tuesday at the age of 79.
He spent nearly 40 years as OP's varsity baseball coach, winning more than 600 games. He earned a spot in the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.
Even after his retirement, Barrows couldn't quite keep himself away from the diamond, remaining with the program as an assistant coach.
The baseball field at Orchard Park carries his name, "Bob Barrows Field," helping his legacy carry on in Western New York.
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