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  Peter Ueberroth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ueberroth was elected to succeed Bowie Kuhn on March 3, 1984 and took office on October 1 of that year.
Ueberroth ran for Governor of California in the 2003 California recall election as an independent, though he was a registered Republican.
Ueberroth is an investor and chairman of the Contrarian Group, Inc., a business management company, and has held this position since 1989.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Ueberroth   (831 words)

 Peter V. Ueberroth (1984-1989)
Peter Victor Ueberroth was born in Evanston, IL on September 2, 1937.
Ueberroth launched a career in the travel industry, and at the age of 22, became a vice president and shareholder in Trans International Airlines.
Ueberroth's tenure was marked by increased attendance (record attendance 4 straight seasons), greater awareness of crowd control and alcohol management within ballparks, a successful and vigilant anti-drug campaign, significant industry-wide improvement in the area of fair employment, and a significantly improved financial picture for the industry.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /mlb/comish/ueberroth.html   (560 words)

 Peter Ueberroth Biography by Baseball Almanac
Peter Ueberroth was born on September 2, 1937 and started serving as the Commissioner of Major League Baseball on March 3, 1984.
Before leaving office, Ueberroth was able to compile an amazing legacy in which he was able to establish greater awareness of crowd control and alcohol management within ballparks, a successful and vigilant anti-drug campaign, an ever-increasing attendance record and Major League Baseball's first profitable year since 1973.
Peter Ueberroth was extremely wealthy and in 1995, six years after he left the office of the Commissioner, he and an investment group made an effort to buy a controlling interest of the California Angels.
www.baseball-almanac.com /articles/peter_ueberroth_biography.shtml   (582 words)

 Below the Fold
All of the aides had instructions and ideas for Peter, who looked amused by all the fuss over how one should walk up to a podium and hold a microphone, as if the wrong decision would change the Earth’s magnetic field and cause all matter to be hurled into space.
Peter talked about jobs and the economy, giving specifics and laying out his plans, all to a rapt audience of supporters who hung on every word and reacted with positive applause.
Peter looked tired, he lacked charisma; the room was stocked with supporters tossing softballs, and on and on.
blogs.salon.com /0001737/2003/10/10.html   (3036 words)

 Constituents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Peter Victor Ueberroth was born in Evanston, Illinois on September 2, 1937, the son of Victor Ueberroth, an aluminum-siding salesman, and Laura (Larson) Ueberroth.
Peter Ueberroth is a man committed to solve the problems that face California and to restore the State to its glory as the fifth largest economy in the world.
Peter was a member of the Young President’s Organization for 22 years and served as its International President in 1981.
home.pacbell.net /whipple/BHSClass55/BHS_Constituents.html   (1184 words)

 CNN.com - Ueberroth enters California governor's race - Aug. 9, 2003
Ueberroth announced Friday evening in a statement that he will be a candidate in the October 7 recall election.
Ueberroth, 65, served as president of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee from 1980 to 1984 and was named Time magazine's "Man of the Year" for 1984 in recognition of his efforts.
Ueberroth is entering a crowded field of contenders to replace Gov. Gray Davis, including actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who's running as a Republican, columnist Arianna Huffington, an independent and Lt. Gov.
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/08/09/california.ueberroth   (313 words)

 Peter Ueberroth | BaseballLibrary.com
Ueberroth was Commissioner of Baseball from after the 1984 season until before the 1989 season.
The blot on Ueberroth's tenure was the owners' proven collusion against free agency by players.
Commissioner Ueberroth came down heavily on players who used cocaine, largely on the grounds that they were being poor role models.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/U/Ueberroth_Peter.stm   (479 words)

 Off the Kuff: Peter Ueberroth
It's just as well for Kevin that Peter Ueberroth has dropped out of the California recall election.
Ueberroth has never accepted responsibility for the worst stain on his career, charges that the baseball owners colluded to restrict the bargaining power of free agents in the 1980s when he was commissioner of baseball.
Ueberroth is also the guy who opened the floodgates to the all-pervasive corporate sponsorship of every baseball event short of spitting and crotchgrabbing, so he has an awful lot to answer for, and I do mean awful.
www.offthekuff.com /mt/archives/002373.html   (1018 words)

 Ueberroth, Peter V. on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Magazines and Newspapers for: Ueberroth, Peter V. Crackdown by the commissioner.
Peter Ueberroth Elected Chairman of Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles.
Hilton Elects John Myers, Peter Ueberroth to Board of Directors.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/u/ueberrot.asp   (296 words)

 CNN.com - Ueberroth outlines economic plan for California - Aug. 20, 2003
Ueberroth is one of 135 candidates seeking to replace embattled Democratic Gov. Gray Davis.
Ueberroth, a Republican who chaired the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles and served as Major League Baseball commissioner from 1985 to 1989, proposed a one-time state tax amnesty, which would encourage people to pay overdue taxes by not assessing legal penalties.
Ueberroth cited his 40 years as a businessman in California and his success in organizing the Olympic Games, claiming it still generates revenue in Southern California.
edition.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/08/20/uberroth.recall   (673 words)

 USATODAY.com - Ueberroth back in Olympic movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ueberroth's efforts in organizing the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles led to what is hailed as a turning point in Olympic history.
Ueberroth brings "trust and recognition that (the USOC) will be a very strong organization," said IOC member Anita DeFrantz, a director on the USOC's new board.
Ueberroth, 66, takes charge of the USOC board under a streamlined structure voted on by USOC members last fall, after the organization was rocked by an ethics controversy involving former chief executive officer Lloyd Ward, internal strife and allegations of mismanagement.
www.usatoday.com /sports/olympics/2004-06-14-ueberroth-usoc_x.htm   (743 words)

 An analysis of new Peter Ueberroth ad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Peter is a proven problem-solver who can help save jobs and create more jobs.
While the ad is effective in depicting Ueberroth as a leader, it offers no specifics as to the "tough decisions" he would make as governor to balance the budget and solve California's fiscal crisis.
Finally, the ad trumpets Ueberroth's success at the Olympics, but that accomplishment is now almost 20 years old -- leaving the viewer to wonder what he has done in the meantime to prepare to lead the nation's most populous state.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2003/09/08/national1946EDT0754.DTL   (285 words)

 AllRefer.com - Peter V. Ueberroth (Sports, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Evanston, Ill. As president of the organizing committee for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, Ueberroth created a financially successful competition that reversed a trend of heavy deficit spending by host cities and resulted in a surplus that financed youth sports in Los Angeles for many years.
From 1984 to 1989 he served as commissioner of major-league baseball; in 1988 he took steps to increase the small number of African Americans holding administrative positions in baseball.
From 1992 to 1993, Ueberroth headed municipal recovery efforts after the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/U/Ueberrot.html   (225 words)

 USATODAY.com - Ueberroth called 'sleeper' in race   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Aides to Ueberroth say that starting next week, he'll unveil his proposals for finding revenue, cutting spending and helping small business during a series of "town hall" meetings around the state.
Ueberroth will note he opposed Proposition 187, a ballot initiative voters approved in 1994 that would have denied illegal immigrants and their children public schooling, immunizations or other state social services.
Ueberroth quit as co-chair of Rebuild Los Angeles, set up after the riots of 1992, in frustration when corporations were too slow to commit to jobs in inner-city neighborhoods.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/2003-08-18-ueberroth-usat_x.htm   (1244 words)

 Press Box - Peter Ueberroth Named Chair Of New United States Olympic Committee Board of Directors - 6/14/2004
Peter Ueberroth (Laguna Beach, Calif.), who served as President of the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee (LAOOC) for the landmark 1984 Olympic Games, will Chair the USOC Board of Directors.
Ueberroth was honored as the 1984 Man of the Year by both Time Magazine and The Sporting News, and is a recipient of the prestigious Olympic Order from the International Olympic Committee.
Ueberroth replaces Bill Martin (Ann Arbor, Mich.), who has served as Acting President of the USOC since February 2003 and led the organization through its historic governance transition.
usocpressbox.org /usoc/pressbox.nsf/f0101b73c01bdeb787256611006d7444/939043a52a383cb185256eb3006ce383?OpenDocument   (1246 words)

 Media Man Australia - The Online Home of Greg Tingle - Journalist and TV Presenter
Peter has a proven track record of taking on a crisis and turning it into success.
The Olympic Games: Peter was named the 1984 TIME magazine's Man of the Year in recognition of his efforts to rescue the modern Olympic movement.
Peter Ueberroth highlighted his experience and record as a successful businessman.
www.mediaman.com.au /interviews/ueberroth.html   (1521 words)

 Bank of America Investor Relations
Ueberroth, 64, is the managing director of Contrarian Group, Inc., an investment and management company in Southern California.
Ueberroth, who resides with his family in Laguna Beach, Calif., served as the Commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1984-89.
"Peter is a winner in every sense of the word," Lewis continued, "and we look forward to leveraging his experience and worldwide network as we move our brand toward world-class status."
www.corporate-ir.net /ireye/ir_site.zhtml?ticker=bac&script=410&layout=6&item_id=186743   (341 words)

 CNN.com - Former Olympics, baseball chief Ueberroth considers run - Aug. 7, 2003
With the filing deadline only two days away, former U.S. Olympics President and former Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth has decided to take the first step in a potential bid to replace California Gov. Gray Davis in an October 7 recall election, sources close to the Republican businessman told CNN.
A potential Ueberroth campaign, the sources said, would focus almost exclusively on California's economic and fiscal crisis, pledging to bring discipline in the same way he "saved" the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.
Ueberroth went from the Olympics to become Commissioner of Major League Baseball and later headed Rebuild L.A. -- a citywide campaign in the early 1990s to rejuvenate economically depressed sections of Los Angeles.
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/08/07/recall.ueberroth   (306 words)

 Peter Victor Ueberroth Biography / Biography of Peter Victor Ueberroth Biography
Peter Ueberroth was born September 2, 1937, in Evanston, IL.
His mother, Laura Larson, died when he was four, and his father, Victor, a traveling salesman of aluminum siding, became the driving force in Peter's desire for learning, recognition and success.
Tall, tan, and athletic, the young Ueberroth worked his way through high school and San Jose State University, yet still found time for baseball, body surfing, basketball, swimming, football, and water polo.
www.bookrags.com /biography-peter-victor-ueberroth   (240 words)

 CNN.com - Peter Ueberroth: 'I'm designed to do the job' - Aug. 20, 2003
Former Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth formally kicked off his California gubernatorial campaign Wednesday among a crowded field vying to oust Democratic Gov. Gray Davis in an October 7 recall.
Ueberroth, a Republican, offered an economic plan that focuses on tax amnesty, spending cuts and protecting a voter-imposed cap on property tax rates.
UEBERROTH: Yes, I'm going to accept donations from some friends, people who believe in me, but that's not going to be the way we get it done all together.
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/08/20/cnna.ueberroth   (886 words)

 Peter V. Ueberroth
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 Ueberroth tumbles almost out of sight - The Washington Times: Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Peter Ueberroth did it the other way, and it doesn't seem to have worked out too well.
Granted, Peter withdrew from the race last month and was no longer an "official" candidate, but we all know why: because his pollsters were telling him he was running neck and neck with Larry Flynt and Gary Coleman!
It was on his watch that owners were found to have colluded against free agency, and the period will be remembered, as much as anything, for the baseball drug trial in 1985.
www.washtimes.com /sports/20031008-115934-6159r.htm   (801 words)

 Peter V. Ueberroth - Candidate in California Recall Election | California-Recall.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Peter V. Ueberroth - Candidate in California Recall Election
Peter Ueberroth was named Time magazine's "Man of the Year" in 1984 in recognition of his success in rescuing the modern Olympic movement.
-- Peter served as the Commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1984 - 1989.
www.california-recall.com /candidate-details.cgi?rec=121   (201 words)

 Washington Speakers Bureau: Peter Ueberroth
Peter Ueberroth tells what he's learned from his experiences in business and sports, encompassing the 1984 Olympic Games, Major League Baseball and his career as one of America's premier investors in business.
An Inspiring Entrepreneur: A world-renowned entrepreneur who has led top-notch teams of committed individuals to competitive, bottom-line success, Peter Ueberroth is a humanitarian who has engineered significant change in the communities that he serves.
Ueberroth’s presentations invite audiences to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others – through commitment and focus.
www.washingtonspeakers.com /speakers/speaker.cfm?SpeakerID=302   (273 words)

 Peter Ueberroth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There will be over 100 names on the ballot, but experts say that the short time frame, high cost of campaigning and strict limits on campaign contributions will give a decided advantage to candidates with pre-existing statewide name recognition and the ability to finance the campaign from their own personal wealth.
Ueberroth, the former Commissioner of Baseball, is a registered Republican but is running as an independent.
He is considered a top contender because of his moderate stances on social issues, which are seen as more in step with the California electorate than those of more conservative Republican candidates.
www.peterueberroth.com   (182 words)

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