Romanus "Monty" Basgall, son of Jacob E. Basgall & Anna Margaret Roth, was born 8 February 1922 in Pfeifer, Kansas. He played major league baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1948-49; 1951) and went on to coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1973 to 1986. He was part of Tommy Lasorda's coaching team when the Dodgers won the World Championship in 1981.
Monty died 22 September 2005 in Sierra Vista, California.
- Monty Basgall (Wikipedia)
- Obituary: Monty Basgall. Sierra Vista Herald, 28 September 2005.