Dallas Green’s Granddaughter

January 9, 2011 by staff 

Dallas Green, (AP) – The 9 year old girl killed by a gunman who opened fire in case a member of Congress from Arizona is the granddaughter of former major league baseball manager Dallas Green, The Phillies Philadelphia Sunday.
Christina Taylor-Green was shot outside a grocery story Tucson where she went to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was meeting with constituents there. Giffords was among 13 people injured in the melee that killed six people, including Arizona federal judge and an assistant chief for the Democratic legislature.

“The Phillies organization expresses our deepest condolences to Dallas and Sylvia Green and the whole family on the senseless, tragic loss of life of Christine,” team president David Montgomery said. “It was a young and talented girl with a bright future. His untimely death weighs heavily on our hearts. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all families affected by the horrific shootings yesterday.”

An uncle of the girl of 9 years, told the Arizona Republic that a neighbor was going to the event and its guests, and because she had just been elected student council and was interested within government.

Dallas Green is a former pitcher and manager in the major leagues. He is an executive advisor for the Phillies, the team managed to World Series championship in 1980.

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