Q & A: Ronald Bay Premium Story

Bay led the Cubs farm with 168 1/3 IP last season
Bay led the Cubs farm with 168 1/3 IP last season
By Steve Holley

Date: Feb 18, 2005

Inside The Ivy: How did the nickname “Bear” come about?

Ronald Bay: (laughs) Well, when I was born, my grandpa was an odd-ball character and a great guy. He gave me and my sister a nickname, and mine was “Bear,” so it stuck. My dad liked it because he played football in high school and always wanted to play for Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant.


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