First Friday Friars
The Catholic Men's Organization, Since 1959
Tim Mead spent over four decades in baseball, 40 years with the Los Angeles Angels, and two years as President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Mead became the seventh President of the Hall on June 24, 2019. Prior to joining the Baseball Hall of Fame, Mead spent his entire baseball career with the Los Angeles Angels organization, including his final 22 years as the team’s Vice President of Communications. Mead was the 2000 recipient of the prestigious Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence, awarded annually by Major League Baseball to an industry executive who excels in promoting the game. He was also honored in 2005 with the first Distinguished Alumnus Award for Athletics by his alma mater, California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. In 2012, Mead was recognized by the American Diabetes Association and the Orange County Father's Day Council as one of four Father of the Year recipients, an award bestowed to 100 men from across the nation who portray and epitomize family, citizenship, charity, civility and responsibility in their everyday lives. He and his wife Carole have one son, Brandon and two grandchildren.
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