Charles Ebbets

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Birthdate10/28/1859
Death Date4/18/1925
Debut Year1902
Year of Induction
Teams Dodgers
Positions Executive, Owner

Owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1902-1925, Charles Ebbets was voted into the Hall of Fame’s Honor Rolls of Baseball in 1946. 

 

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Charles Ebbets signed letter to Yankee owner

Charles Ebbets signed letter to Yankee owner

Charles Ebbets started with the Brooklyn Dodgers in their first year of 1883. Beginning as a clerk in the team’s front office, his good nature and strong work ethic helped a quick climb up the ladder that ended as owner of the franchise. In the 1945 book, “The Brooklyn Dodgers,” Frank Gra
Dodgers check signed by Walter O'Malley who bought in after the Ebbets family sold

Dodgers check signed by Walter O'Malley who bought in after the Ebbets family sold

When Charles Ebbets passed away in 1925, his share of Dodger ownership was passed to Grace Ebbets who kept her hand in the Brooklyn club until selling to a new ownership group that included Walter O’Malley in 1945. The
Peter O'Malley signed ticket on last day of O'Malley ownership of the Dodgers

Peter O'Malley signed ticket on last day of O'Malley ownership of the Dodgers

Walter O’Malley turned over the presidency of the Dodgers to his son Peter on St. Patrick’s Day, 1970. Under Peter’s stewardship the team won World Series championships in 1981 and 1988 and was a box office hit. The franchise was the first to draw three million fans and have

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