Baird had a very brief spell at Leeds, but kept up an excellent goals
to games ratio, but he failed to settle south of the border and moved
back up to Aberdeen at the end of 1958. He subsequently played on the
losing side in the 1959 Scottish Cup Final before moving on to Brechin
and Highland League sides.
Shaun Baird says: This is my grandfather from my step father's side
of the family. After football he moved to London as a bricklayer but
moved back up to Aberdeen a few years back to be close to his
Robert Maxwell says: Hughie did his national service in the
R.A.F. and I played football with and against him at
R.A.F. Pitreavie. He was playing for Airdrie at the time (1952/53) and
I remember him showing me the black, blue and yellow blotches on his
ribs on the Monday after playing against Willie Woodburn (Rangers) on
the Saturday. He played a good game.
Kenny Baird says: Hugh Baird is a cousin of my Dad's and used to
pal around with my Uncle Adam in their youth. The family lost touch
years ago so if anybody can update me on Hugh and the rest of the long
lost Family I would be very grateful
Anon says: i am related to hugh baird. if you would further info
about him please e-mail me.