Class of 1978
Tim Bird was a four-year member of the Bison baseball team and three-year starter at first base. His best season came in 1977 when he led the PAC and ranked among the leaders in Division III with seven home runs, while also hitting .313. That year also saw him score 14 runs and steal eight bases, as he was honored with Second Team All-District recognition.
As a senior, he was named team captain and batted .266 with a pair of doubles and two triples.
Away from the diamond, Bird was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity, served as Associate Justice on the Student Court and was named in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.
After he graduated from Bethany with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1978, Bird worked at Pitney-Bowes Corporation for four years as a Senior Sales Rep. He then worked for Compugraphic Corp (now AGFA) and has been working at The Offset House, Inc., since 1993, where he’s led the company in sales for numerous years. In addition, Bird has been a member of the National Ski Patrol for 15 years and was awarded a National Appointment in 2005.
Bird, who graduated from Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak, N.Y., currently resides in Middlebury, Vermont, with his wife, Deborah. They have two children, Erin and Cali.