List of Atlanta Braves owners and executives

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Owners[edit]

Name Years
Ivers Whitney Adams, John Conkey, Henry L. Pierce, Eben Dyer Jordan, John F. Mills, Harrison Garnder, James A. Freeland, Edward A. White, Frank G. Webster, and others 1871–1877[1]
Arthur Soden, James B. Billings, and William H. Conant 1877–1907[1]
George & John Dovey 1907–June 19, 1909
John Dovey June 19, 1909 – November 15, 1910
John P. Harris November 15, 1910 – December 17, 1910[2][3]
William Hepburn Russell & Lewis C. Paige December 17, 1910 – November 21, 1911
Estate of William Hepburn Russell November 21, 1911 – December 19, 1911
John Montgomery Ward & James Gaffney December 19, 1911 – July 31, 1912[4]
James Gaffney July 31, 1912 – January 8, 1916[5]
Millet, Roe & Hagen (represented by Arthur Chamberlin Wise) & Percy Haughton January 8, 1916 – January 30, 1919[6]
George W. Grant January 30, 1919 – February 20, 1923[7]
Emil Fuchs, Christy Mathewson, and James MacDonough February 20, 1923 – October 7, 1925[8]
Emil Fuchs, Christy Mathewson Jr., and James MacDonough October 7, 1925 – 1926
Emil Fuchs, Albert H. Powell, & James V. Giblin 1926–May 15, 1927
Emil Fuchs, James V. Giblin, Charles Adams, V. C. Bruce Wetmore, and Charles H. Farnsworth May 15, 1927 – July 31, 1935[9][10]
Charles Adams, V. C. Bruce Wetmore, and Charles H. Farnsworth July 31, 1935 – December 10, 1935[11]
Bob Quinn, Charles Adams, V. C. Bruce Wetmore, and Weston Adams December 10, 1935–February 1941[12]
Bob Quinn, Max Meyer, Lou Perini, John Quinn, Joseph Conway, C. Joseph Maney, Dan Marr, Frank McCourt, J. W. Powdrell, Guido Rugo, William Wrang, Francis Ouimet, and Casey Stengel April 20, 1941 – January 21, 1944[13]
Lou Perini, Guido Rugo, and C. Joseph Maney January 21, 1944 – January 22, 1951[14]
Lou Perini and C. Joseph Maney 1951–1952[15]
Perini Corporation 1952–1962[16]
William Bartholomay, Thomas A. Reynolds, John McHale, John J. Louis Jr., Daniel C. Searle, Delbert W. Coleman, James B. McCahey Jr., and Perini Corporation November 16, 1962 – January 6, 1976[17]
Ted Turner/Turner Broadcasting January 6, 1976–October 1996[18]
Time Warner October 1996–May 16, 2007
Liberty Media May 16, 2007–present[19]

Presidents[edit]

Name Years
Ivers Whitney Adams 1871
John Conkey 1872
Charles H. Porter 1873–1874
Nicholas Apollonio 1875–1876
Arthur Soden 1877–1907
George Dovey 1907–1909
John Dovey 1909–1910
William Hepburn Russell 1910–1911
John Montgomery Ward 1911–1912
James E. Gaffney 1912–1916
Percy Haughton 1916–1918[7]
George W. Grant 1919–1923
Christy Mathewson 1923–1925
Emil Fuchs 1925–1935
Bob Quinn 1935–1945[20]
Lou Perini 1945–1957[21]
Joseph Cairnes 1957–1961[22]
John McHale 1961–1967[23]
William Bartholomay 1967–1973[24]
Daniel Donahue 1973–1975
Ted Turner 1976–1986
Stan Kasten 1986–2003[25]
Terry McGuirk 2003–2007[26]
John Schuerholz 2007–2016

General Managers[edit]

Other executives[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tuohey, George V. (1897). A History of the Boston Base Ball Club. Boston: M. F. Quinn & Co. pp. 62, 174–175. Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "A New Owner For Boston Doves". Portsmouth Daily Times. November 15, 1910. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  3. ^ "Boston Nationals Sold". Boston Evening Transcript. December 17, 1910. Retrieved 2010-11-06.
  4. ^ "Boston Club Sale Closed". The New York Times. December 20, 1911.
  5. ^ Webb Jr, Melville E. (August 1, 1912). "Gaffney Buys Ward's Stock". The Boston Daily Globe.
  6. ^ "P.D. HAUGHTON BUYS BOSTON NATIONALS; Harvard Football Coach Heads Syndicate of Baseball Club Owners. STALLINGS AS MANAGER James E. Gaffney Surprises Sporting Circles by Disposing of Braves -- Price Said to be $500,000. P.D. HAUGHTON BUYS BOSTON NATIONALS". New York Times. 9 January 1916. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  7. ^ a b "G. W. Grant Buys Braves". The New York Times. January 31, 1919.
  8. ^ "Matty Heads Group Which Buys Braves". The New York Times. February 21, 1923.
  9. ^ "Charles F. Adams Buys Powell Stock In Boston Braves". The Hartford Courant. May 16, 1927.
  10. ^ O'Leary, James (May 16, 1927). "Boston Men Buy Share in Braves". Boston Daily Globe.
  11. ^ King, Bill (August 1, 1935). "Fuch's Move Is No Surprise; To Find Purchaser". Associated Press. Retrieved 5 February 2012.
  12. ^ O'Leary, James C. (December 7, 1935). "Bob Quinn to Buy Braves Club". The Boston Daily Globe.
  13. ^ Hurwitz, Hy (April 21, 1941). "Hub-Controlled Syndicate Buys Adams' Stock in Bees:". The Boston Daily Globe.
  14. ^ Nason, Jerry (January 22, 1944). "Trio Ultimately Will Buy Braves Club Outright". The Boston Daily Globe.
  15. ^ Hurwitz, Hy (January 23, 1951). "Rugo Sells Braves Stock to Perini and Maney". The Boston Daily Globe.
  16. ^ Birtwell, Roger (November 27, 1952). "Perini Contracting Firm to Acquire Braves Stock". The Boston Daily Globe.
  17. ^ "Wisconsin Men Buy Braves for $5,500,000; Club Will Stay in Milwaukee". The New York Times. November 17, 1962.
  18. ^ "Yachtsman Turner Purchases Braves". The New York Times. January 7, 1976.
  19. ^ Bowman, Mark (May 16, 2007). "Braves excited by news of team sale". Major League Baseball Advanced Media. Atlanta Braves. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  20. ^ Webb, Melville (February 15, 1945). "Quinn Quits as Braves Chief; Son Named General Manager". The Boston Daily Globe.
  21. ^ "Perini Succeeds Quinn as President of Boston Braves". The Boston Daily Globe. March 20, 1945.
  22. ^ "Lou Perini Resigns As Braves President". The Boston Daily Globe. January 27, 1957.
  23. ^ "Braves Pick GM McHale As President". The Boston Globe. September 24, 1961.
  24. ^ "Chairman of Atlanta Braves Also Takes President's Post". Wall Street Journal. January 20, 1967.
  25. ^ "Braves name president". Toronto Star. November 7, 1986.
  26. ^ O'Brien, David (November 22, 2003). "Braves: Front office reorganized". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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