Gerry Fraley, Longtime Sports Writer For Dallas Morning News, Dies At 64

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime sports writer who spent most of his career covering the Texas Rangers for The Dallas Morning News, has died at the age of 64.

Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported.

Gerry Fraley (Credit: Dallas Morning News)

After covering the Braves for the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, Fraley joined the Dallas paper in 1989 to cover the Texas Rangers. Fraley also wrote about football, basketball and NASCAR among other assignments for the Morning News.

Assistant managing editor for sports Garry Leavell said Fraley’s versatility “is what separated him from his peers.”

Former President George W. Bush, who was part of the ownership group of the Rangers before going into politics, said, “It always seemed to me that baseball was his real passion, thereby establishing a kinship and a…

Original published: 2019-05-25 16:38:48 Read the full Dallas News here


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