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Larry MacPhail

Larry MacPhail (Baseball. Born, Cass City, MI, Feb. 3, 1890; died, Miami, FL, Oct. 1, 1975.) One of the most flamboyant and truly innovative executives in American sports, Leland S. MacPhail was the chief executive at various times of the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Yankees. MacPhail’s major league baseball career began when he […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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