Peter Ueberroth

Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball Peter Ueberroth Full Name: Peter Ueberroth

United States of America

Profession: Olympic Executive and Commissioner of Baseball
Why Famous: Orchestrated the organization of the 1984 Summer Olympics, which involved a Soviet-led boycott and was the first Summer Olympics since 1932 to make a profit.

Born: September 2, 1937 (81 years old)
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo

Historical Events in the Life of Peter Ueberroth

  • 1984-03-03 Peter Ueberroth elected baseball commissioner (Effective Oct 1)
  • 1984-10-01 Peter Ueberroth replaces Bowie Kuhn as 6th commissioner of Major League Baseball; he has a 4 year tenure
  • 1985-03-18 Commissioner Peter Ueberroth reinstates Willie Mays & Mickey Mantle
  • 1989-04-12 Peter Ueberroth deal to purchase Eastern Airlines falls through

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