Braves send '70s star Garr to Draft
Area scout Barry also a team representative
Ralph "The Roadrunner" Garr and Kevin Barry will represent the Braves when the pick No. 7 overall at next month's First-Year Player Draft.
Garr and Barry will be present when the Braves make the seventh overall selection in the Draft, which will be broadcast by MLB.com and MLB Network.
MLB.com will offer live coverage and analysis of the entire First-Year Player Draft on June 9-11. MLB Network will broadcast the first round beginning at 6 p.m. ET on June 9 from its Studio 42 in Secaucus, N.J., and those 32 selections also will be simulcast live on MLB.com.
Beginning with the 33rd pick, up-to-the-minute on-air coverage from the remaining rounds will shift exclusively to MLB.com/Live, where host Vinny Micucci will be joined by MLB.com Draft expert Jonathan Mayo and Major League Scouting Bureau director Frank Marcos.
Once the first night is done, the Draft will continue with rounds 4-30, via conference call from MLB headquarters in New York, at noon ET on June 10. Rounds 31-50 will be on June 11, starting at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Garr, who played for the Braves from 1968-75, set an Atlanta rookie record with 219 hits in 1971. Three years later, he won the National League batting title with a .353 batting average.
Still a scout within the organization, Garr was elected to the Braves Hall of Fame in 2006.
Barry, who pitched for Atlanta during portions of the 2006 and 2007 seasons, currently serves as an area scout for the club.
Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.