Peter Ueberroth

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Birthdate 9/2/1937
Death Date
Debut Year 1984
Year of Induction
Teams MLB
Position Commissioner

Peter Ueberroth was the organizer of the 1984 Summer Olympics, the president of the US Olympic Committee and Commissioner of Baseball.

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Peter Ueberroth served as Baseball's sixth commissioner from 1984-1989

Peter Ueberroth served as Baseball's sixth commissioner from 1984-1989

Before becoming baseball’s sixth commissioner, Peter Ueberroth played many roles in the sports world. Chief among them was his role as CEO of the Los Angeles Olympics Organizing Committee. Successful every step of the way, Ueberroth held the reigns of America’s Pastime as Baseball Commis
Peter Ueberroth writes to legendary writer Jim Murray before leaving commissioner's office

Peter Ueberroth writes to legendary writer Jim Murray before leaving commissioner's office

On his last day as commissioner, Peter Ueberroth sent this letter to legendary Los Angeles Time columnist Jim Murray. Perhaps because of the timing of this note, Ueberroth was particularly reflective. He writes in part, “Today brings to an end for me and my family a remarkable period of 10 gra
Peter Ueberroth letter to Stan Musial after Hall of Fame induction weekend

Peter Ueberroth letter to Stan Musial after Hall of Fame induction weekend

In the collection is this letter from Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth to inner-circle Hall of Famer Stan Musial. Dated July 28, 1987, the letter was written just after induction weekend in Cooperstown. Ueberroth writes, “Dear Stan, Another great weekend in Cooperstown. Thanks for your co

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