I am so saddened to hear of Coach Fraser's passing, although I knew very well how he battled his illness.
His appearance even in 2006, and the determination to make his own acceptance speech at the College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, was inspirational.
Sincerest condolences to Karen and the entire Fraser family...it was my privilege to work with Coach Fraser over the years on different projects, and of course as one of the first 10 Inductees into the HOF. Without his hard work and determination over huge odds, college baseball today would be not be the same place, with the same national exposure. And there simply would be no Hall of Fame without him.
I'll always cherish the memory of him tugging my arm after the HOF ceremonies and saying, "John, we did it!" I will truly miss this man.
Former Chairman and CEO
College Baseball Foundation and Hall of Fame (2004-2007)