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This Day in Baseball: Charles Ebbets Becomes President of the Dodgers

By Precious Sanders @pdsanders99

In the wake of the death of Charles H. Byrne, team secretary Charles Ebbets became president of the Bridegrooms (Dodgers) on January 4, 1898. The team’s future owner also managed the Brooklyn team for the last 110 games of the season, finishing tenth among the twelve teams of the National League.

This day in baseball: Charles Ebbets becomes president of the Dodgers

Charles Ebbets, c. 1915 (Wikipedia)


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