John Schuerholz

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Birthdate10/01/1940
Death Date
Debut Year2007
Year of Induction2017
Teams Braves, Royals
Position Executive

John Schuerholz spent 26 years as GM of the Royals and Braves. His teams won 16 division titles, 6 pennants and two World Series Championships.

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John Schuerholz signed business cards as President of the Braves

John Schuerholz signed business cards as President of the Braves

Most associate John Schuerholz as the architect of the Braves, a team that won 14 consecutive divisional championships and one World Series. Interestingly, Schuerholz spent more time as GM of the Kansas City Royals — 22 years — than he did as Atlanta’s GM. Shown here are signed bus
John Schuerholz writes about his role in the Pine Tar game appeal

John Schuerholz writes about his role in the Pine Tar game appeal

After George Brett’s infamous Pine Tar homer was wiped away by the umpires, John Schuerholz had to file a letter of formal protest as the KC general manager. Shown here is a questionnaire in which Schuerholz writes of the protest letter and the events surrounding the Pine Tar game. Interesting to

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