Glenn Williams dea dand obituary, retired third baseman from Australia

Glenn David Williams is a retired third baseman from Australia who played for the Minnesota Twins. He played Major League Baseball for the Twins during the 2005 season. He was part of the team that won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Williams is on a 13-game winning streak and has hit every game he’s played in the majors.

MRandom News Glenn Williams dea dand obituary, retired third baseman from Australia

Glenn is the eldest of two children. His father, Gary Williams, was heavily involved in the development of Australian baseball. Both Gary and Glenn Williams have represented their native Australia in international baseball.

In 1993, at the age of 16, Glenn signed a lucrative free agent contract with the Atlanta Braves for an estimated A$1.3 million. Since then, Glenn has played baseball for the minor league members Atlanta Braves, Toronto Blue Jays and Minnesota Twins.

After spending more than 10 years in the minor leagues, Glenn made his major league debut with the Minnesota Twins in the 2005 season. In 2007, Glenn played for the Rochester Red Wings, a Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.

On 19 August 2010, Glenn was announced as manager of the Sydney Blue Sox, the founding club of the Australian Baseball League, in charge of the inaugural 2010-11 season.

On 9 April 2021, Baseball Australia announced Glenn as its new Chief Executive Officer following the resignation of previous Chief Executive Officer Cam Vale.