Marge Schott

Marge Schott

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Margaret Unnewehr Schott was the managing general partner, president and CEO of the National League's Cincinnati Reds franchise from 1984 to 1999. She was the second woman to own a North American major-league team without inheriting it, and the first woman to buy an existing team rather than inheriting it. She is perhaps most well known for her controversial behavior during her tenure as owner of the Reds, which included slurs towards African-Americans, Jews, the Japanese and homosexuals. She was banned from managing the team by the MLB from 1996 through 1998 due to statements in support of German domestic policies of Nazi party leader Adolf Hitler; shortly afterwards, she sold the majority of her share in the team. Born in Cincinnati, Schott was the daughter of a Cincinnati native who grew wealthy in the lumber businessshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136717522
  • 9786136717524