John Keenan was involved in the signing of many of the best Dodgers of recent memory, including Don Sutton, Bill Russell, Davey Lopes, Rick Sutcliffe, Mickey Hatcher and Mitch Webster.

Longtime Dodgers scout John Keenan, who was instrumental in the signing of Don Sutton, Bill Russell, Davey Lopes, Rick Sutcliffe, Mickey Hatcher and Mitch Webster, among many other Dodgers, passed away on Thursday morning at age 74.
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Dick Hager also scouted for the Dodgers. He died last December.

Hager, Richard 1/22/1929 - 12/29/2014 Ann Arbor Richard D. Hager, age 85, passed away peacefully Monday, December 29, 2014. ...

Dick began his scouting career in 1954 with the Washington Senators. In 1961 Dick and his family moved to Oregon and then California to scout for the Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals Baseball Clubs. Dick scouted for the Los Angeles Dodgers for five years beginning in 1975. He felt this was the best major league club in baseball. He then went on to scout for nine years with the San Diego Padres. He held positions as Assistant Scouting Director and Special Assistant to the General Manager, his good friend Jack McKeon. He also enjoyed his time as the Scouting Director for the Houston Astros from 1991-1996. Dick spent the last seven years of his career divided between the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Clubs and retired at the end of the 2003 season.
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Deni Pacini scouted for the Dodgers as well. He died in July 2014, but his death was not mentioned in this forum.

Deni John Pacini, born on March 4, 1933, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 11, 2014, at the age of 81. ...

his most treasured baseball accomplishment was becoming a baseball scout. On a summer afternoon in 1968, a driver made a wrong way turn off of the 99 freeway and ended up in Deni's front yard in Kerman instead of Fresno where he was headed. The driver was a scout for the Pittsburg Pirates and during their conversation, he told Deni that the Pirates were looking for a part time scout in the Fresno area. As an umpire, Deni had the perfect vantage point to see the most talented players the valley had to offer. He scouted for the Pirates for six years, and then became a scout for the Los Angeles Dodgers, both part-time and full-time over the next 25 years. In recent years, he scouted internationally for the Florida Marlins, Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels and also served as an ambassador for the Fresno Grizzlies.
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