Gary Herrmann

Reds owner Gary Herrmann sits with the Pirates Barney Dreyfuss
Birthdate05/03/1859
Death Date04/25/1931
Debut Year
Year of Induction
Teams MLB, Reds
Position Executive

Gary Herrmann was president of the Reds from 1902-27 and the de facto commissioner of baseball from 1903-20. He is in the Hall’s Honor Rolls of Baseball

Leave a comment

In the collection:

Gary Herrmann served as the de facto commissioner of baseball from 1903-1920

Gary Herrmann served as the de facto commissioner of baseball from 1903-1920

August “Gary” Herrmann was one of the most powerful figures in baseball for the better part of two decades. He got his start in game as part of a group that purchased the Reds in 1902. As the Cincinnati club president, he helped broker peace between the National League and the up

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

"Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball…"

~Jacques Barzun, 1954