Thursday, 31 October 2019

1219) Larry MacPhail

Leland Stanford "Larry" MacPhail, Sr. (1890 – 1975). American lawyer and an executive in Major League Baseball. He served as an executive with several professional baseball teams, including the Cincinnati Reds, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Yankees. MacPhail's sons and grandsons were also sports executives. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1978.

- "At the same time, the red-haired fighting genius could be abrasive with his loud and argumentative manner."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "... the team's president referred to in the newspapers as the red-headed wildman..."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "The son of a Michigan banker, MacPhail had a round, ruddy face with red hair and freckles..."  https://books.google.it/books…


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