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Baseball executives

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

August "Garry" Herrmann papers

Identifier: BA MSS 012
Abstract This collection contains the papers of August "Garry" Herrmann who was President of the Cincinnati Reds and Chairman of the National Commission during the years 1902-1927. Herrmann's papers consist of correspondence, newspaper articles, contracts, ledgers, maps, blueprints, drawings, and memorabilia which offer insight into the operations of an early twentieth-century baseball club and the first ruling government of baseball. Although Herrmann is regarded as a peacemaker and the father of...
Dates: 1887-1938

Bill Gallo cartoons

Identifier: BA MSS 126

A large collection of cartoons related to baseball players, executive, record setting events, and Baseball Hall of Famers created by Bill Gallo. These are dated between 1956-2010, with many not dated.

Dates: 1956-2010

Bob Quinn papers

Identifier: BA MSS 038

This collection contains correspondence, financial reports, and photographs of J.A. "Bob" Quinn's career in baseball.

Dates: 1890-1946

Correspondence collection

Identifier: BA MSS 044
Scope and Contents

A collection of correspondence, telegrams, notes, postcards starting in 1860 to present. These are between team owners, owners and players, or between friends. The letters are either handwritten or typed. The oldest letter is dated 1860 between brothers, describing a 'new' game of baseball. There are personal career recollections, game challenges, as well as baseball-related topics from Minor Leagues, AAGPBL, and collegiate games.

Dates: 1860-2017

Edward Grant "Ed" Barrow papers

Identifier: BA MSS 035

This collection contains the papers of Edward Grant "Ed" Barrow, who held numerous positions in professional baseball in the first two decades of the 20th century before entering the front office for the New York Yankees in 1921. This collection contains a variety of Barrow's personal papers from his time as Yankees president and continue on to the time of his death in 1953. These papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, telegrams, clippings, photos, and other ephemera.

Dates: 1917-1953

Integration - Correspondence and Clippings collection

Identifier: BA MSS 067

A collection of correspondence, telegrams, and newspaper clippings relating to African American baseball players integration into Major League Baseball. This collection is dated from 1937 to 1980.

Dates: 1937-1980

Magazine Photograph Covers scrapbook

Identifier: BA SCR 161

A scrapbook with photographic images of baseball players on the covers from the Sporting News Supplement, and Baseball Magazine dated between 1909 and 1926.

Dates: 1909-1926