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Inside Baseball with Al Goldis ’68
Take a look inside Major League Baseball with former talent scout Al Goldis, BS ’68 Textile Management & Marketing!

Mr. Goldis will be joined by Jefferson Baseball Head Coach Pat Horvath for a conversation exploring his unique perspective on professional baseball beginning with his experiences as a player recruited to the Cincinnati Reds shortly after his freshman year in 1963. From his time playing with Pete Rose to his work behind the scenes as a scout, manager, coach, and executive with teams throughout the league, including the California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs, and New York Mets, Mr. Goldis has had a singular view at the sport.

Coach Horvath and Mr. Goldis will delve into the business side of baseball, the importance of clubhouse relationships with agents, and the costs of key decisions and will look ahead at the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic on both professional and collegiate sports.

Join Jefferson, Textile, and Philadelphia University alumni for this exclusive talk and get “inside baseball.”

Nov 9, 2020 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Allen G. Goldis, BS '68 Textile Management & Marketing
Former Player, Scout & Executive @Major League Baseball
Al Goldis was a professional baseball player, teacher, coach, and sports information director before he re-entered Major League Baseball as the East Coast Supervisor of Scouting for the California Angels, a position he held until 1986. He then joined the Chicago White Sox as their Director of Scouting and Player Development. Under his direction, the “Pale House” experienced a resurgence with all his first-round drafted players making it to the “big leagues” within two years of their being drafted. In 1991, Goldis joined the Milwaulkee Brewers as Vice President of Scouting and Player Development where he stayed for two years before returning to Chicago as Vice President of the Chicago Cubs. Goldis spent the next seven years as Special Assistant to the General Manager of the Cincinnati Reds, where he started his professional career as a player. During the last three years before his retirement, he was the Special Assistant to the General Manager of the New York Mets.
Pat Horvath
Head Coach, Baseball, and Coordinator of Community Engagement @Thomas Jefferson University
Before coming to East Falls, Horvath spent the 2010 season as an assistant coach at Division I Rider University, where he worked with the catchers and also served as the third-base coach. In 2009, Horvath was the head coach at Santa Fe Catholic High School in Lakeland, Fla. He spent two seasons with San Diego Christian College (SDCC) as the head coach in 2008 and an assistant in 2007. He also has coaching experience at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Palm Beach Atlantic University, his alma mater. For a complete bio, visit http://jeffersonrams.com/sports/baseball/roster/coaches/pat-horvath/218.