Leland Stanford MacPhail Sr.
"The baseball man who didn't have a row with Pop just wasn't going anywhere." - Lee MacPhail
Among the career stops for Larry MacPhail:
- Columbus Solons, American Association, President, 1930-1933
- Cincinnati Reds, General Manager, 1933-1936
- Brooklyn Dodgers, General Manager, 1938-1942
- New York Yankees, President and Part Owner, 1946-1947
MacPhail is best remembered for having lights installed at Crosley Field in 1935. The Reds were also the first team to fly to games. His son, Lee, was a Hall of Fame executive and American League president. They are the only father-son combination in the Hall.
"Unfortunately, a person with Dad's talent comes along only once every 50 years. I've never thought of imitating him. I inherited neither his genius nor his temper. I'm just an ordinary person." - Lee MacPhail
|Cincinnati Reds General Manager
|New York Yankees General Manager