Randy Bush - Player
Inducted in 2016
Robert Randall (Randy) Bush was born October 5, 1958 in Dover, Delaware. He is a former Major League baseball player who played outfield and designated hitter for the Minnesota Twins. He is described by Author Dennis Bracking in Minnesota Twins: The Complete Illustrated History (MVP Books, 03/12/2010, 'Top 50 Twins as "The soft spoken Randy Bush who was a member of the Twins' fabled class of 1982 along with Kent Hrbek, Gary Gaetti, Tom Brunansky, Tim Laudner and Frank Viola - all of whom played key roles on the 1987 World Series team. He was truly an unsung hero, a role player who developed into one of baseball's best pinch hitters later in his career... Manager Tom Kelly called him a, 'player with limited ability who played years (12 of them) in the bigs, with heart and desire and hustle."
Randy played for the Minnesota Twins from 1982 to 1993. During his 12-year major league career, he played in 1,219 games with 96 home runs, 409 RBIs, and a career batting average of .251. He wore the number 25 while playing for the Twins. He is currently an assistant General Manager of the Chicago Cubs. He is involved in the hiring process of the field and scouting staff.