List of Los Angeles Dodgers owners and executives Article

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Andrew Friedman is the President of Baseball Operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers

This is a list of Los Angeles Dodgers owners and executives.

Owners

# Name Years Notes Ref
1 Charles Byrne and Ferdinand Abell 1883- 1890 [1]
2 Charles Byrne, Ferdinand Abell and George Chauncey 1891- 1897 Merger of Brooklyn Bridegrooms and Brooklyn Ward's Wonders [1]
3 Charles Ebbets and Ferdinand Abell 1897- 1898 Byrne dies, his shares & Chauncey's bought by Ebbets & Abell [1]
4 Charles Ebbets, Ferdinand Abell, Harry Von der Horst, Ned Hanlon 1899- 1904 Merger of Brooklyn Bridegrooms and Baltimore Orioles [1]
5 Charles Ebbets, Ferdinand Abell, Henry Medicus, Ned Hanlon 1905- 1906 Ebbets & Medicus buy out Von der Horst [1]
6 Charles Ebbets and Henry Medicus 1907- 1912 Ebbets & Medicus buy out Abell & Hanlon [1]
7 Charles Ebbets, Ed McKeever and Stephen McKeever 1912- 1925 Ebbets & The McKeevers buy out Medicus [1]
8 Stephen McKeever, Grace Slade Ebbets, Joseph Gilleaudeau and Brooklyn Trust Company 1925- 1938 Ebbets & Ed McKeever die [1]
9 James Mulvey & Dearie Mulvey, Grace Slade Ebbets, Joseph Gilleaudeau and Brooklyn Trust Company 1938- 1944 Stephen McKeever dies, shares inherited by the Mulveys [1]
10 Branch Rickey, Walter O'Malley, James Lawrence Smith, and James Mulvey & Dearie Mulvey 1945- 1950 Rickey, O'Malley & Smith buy out the Ebbets Estate [1]
11 Walter O'Malley, Mrs. Smith and James Mulvey & Dearie Mulvey 1950- 1958 James Smith dies, leaving his shares to his wife; O'Malley buys out Rickey [1]
12 Walter O'Malley and James Mulvey & Dearie Mulvey 1958- 1975 Dodgers move to Los Angeles, Mrs. Smith sells her shares to O'Malley & the Mulveys [1]
13 Walter O'Malley 1975- 1979 O'Malley buys out the Mulveys [1]
14 Peter O'Malley and Terry Seidler 1979- 1997 Walter O'Malley dies, shares inherited by Peter O'Malley & Terry Seidler [1]
15 Fox Entertainment Group 1998- 1999 Fox purchases the team [1]
16 Fox Entertainment Group and Robert Daly 1999- 2004 Daly buys minority share in team [1]
17 Frank McCourt 2004- 2012 McCourt purchases Dodgers from Fox & Daly [1]
18 Guggenheim Baseball Management
( Mark Walter, Magic Johnson, Stan Kasten, Peter Guber, Bobby Patton and Todd Boehly)
2012- 2018 Guggenheim Group purchases Dodgers after bankruptcy court proceedings [2]
19 Guggenheim Baseball Management
( Mark Walter, Magic Johnson, Stan Kasten, Peter Guber, Bobby Patton, Todd Boehly)
and
Billie Jean King & Ilana Kloss
2018–present King & Kloss buy a minority share of team [3]

Chairmen

# Name Seasons Notes Ref
1 Walter O'Malley 1970- 1979 Walter O'Malley steps down as President and assumes newly created position of Chairman [1]
2 Peter O'Malley 1980- 1998 Walter O'Malley dies, his son Peter succeeds him [1]
3 Robert Daly 1999- 2004 Minority Owner Robert Daly becomes Chairman [1]
4 Frank McCourt 2004- 2012 New Owner Frank McCourt becomes chairman [1]
5 Mark Walter 2012-present Controlling Partner of Guggenheim Baseball Management [1]

Presidents

Dodgers president Stan Kasten
# Name Seasons Notes Ref
1 Charlie Byrne 1890- 1897 [1]
2 Charles Ebbets 1898- 1925 elected president upon Byrne's death [1]
3 Ed McKeever 1925 acting president upon Ebbets death [1]
4 Wilbert Robinson 1925- 1930 elected president upon McKeever's death [1]
5 Frank York 1930- 1932 [1]
6 Stephen McKeever 1932- 1938 [1]
7 Larry MacPhail 1938- 1942 [1]
8 Branch Rickey 1942- 1950 succeeds MacPhail, who quit to join the army [1]
9 Walter O'Malley 1950- 1970 [1]
10 Peter O'Malley 1970- 1997 Walter O'Malley steps down to become Chairman, his son Peter succeeds him [1]
11 Bob Graziano 1998- 2004 appointed President by Fox Entertainment Group [1]
12 Jamie McCourt 2004- 2009 appointed President by her husband, Frank [1]
13 Dennis Mannion 2009- 2010 [4]
14 Stan Kasten 2012-present The team had no official president from 2010-2012 [5]

General Managers

The Dodgers did not employ a General Manager until 1950. Before then, the team President had the duties commonly associated with the GM. [6]

Former GM Ned Colletti
# Name Seasons Notes Ref
1 Branch Rickey 1950 [7]
2 Buzzie Bavasi 1951- 1968 Won 8 NL Pennants & 4 World Series [8]
3 Fresco Thompson 1968 Died shortly after taking job [9]
4 Al Campanis 1968- 1987 Won 4 NL Pennants & 1 World Series [10]
5 Fred Claire 1987- 1998 Won 1 NL Pennant & 1 World Series [11]
6 Tommy Lasorda 1998 Interim [12]
7 Kevin Malone 1999- 2001 [13]
8 Dave Wallace 2001 Interim [14]
9 Dan Evans 2001- 2004 [15]
10 Paul DePodesta 2004- 2005 [16]
11 Ned Colletti 2005- 2014 [17]
12 Farhan Zaidi 2014- 2018 Won 2 NL Pennants [18]

Other front office personnel

Current

Name Position Ref
Andrew Friedman President of Baseball Operations [20]
Bob Wolfe Executive Vice-President [20]
Sam Fernandez Executive VP & General Counsel [20]
Lon Rosen Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer [20]
Tucker Kain CFO & Managing Director of Guggenheim Baseball Mgt [20]
Tommy Lasorda Special Advisor to the Chairman [20]
Don Newcombe Special Advisor to the Chairman [20]
Josh Byrnes Senior Vice President, Baseball Operations [20]
Janet Marie Smith Senior VP, Planning and Development [20]
Antonio Morici Senior VP, Premium Sales & Service [20]
David Finley Vice President, Amateur and International Scouting [20]
Jeff Kingston Vice President, Assistant General Manager [21]
Ismael Cruz Vice President, International Scouting [20]
Galen Carr Director, Player Personnel [20]
Billy Gasparino Director, Amateur Scouting [20]
Doug Feating Director, Research & Development [20]
Eric Potterat Director, Specialized Performance Programs [20]
Ellen Harrigan Director, Baseball Administration [20]
Scott Akasaki Director, Team Travel [20]
Alex Slater Director, Baseball Development and Scouting [20]
Brandon Gomes Director, Player Development [20]
Gerry Hunsicker Special Advisor, Baseball Operations [20]
Pat Corrales Special Assistant to the GM [20]
Raúl Ibañez Special Assistant to the GM [20]
Joel Peralta Special Assistant, Baseball Operations [20]
Luis Marquez Scouting Supervisor, Latin America [20]
José Vizcaíno Special Assistant, Player Personnel [20]
Ralph Avila Senior Scouting Advisor, Dominican Republic [20]
Ron Porterfield Director, Player Health [20]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah "Dodgers Owners". MLB.com. Los Angeles Dodgers. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  2. ^ ESPN.com news services (May 2, 2012). "Sale of Dodgers finalized". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 23, 2018.
  3. ^ Gurnick, Ken (September 21, 2018). "Addition of King, Kloss sends 'strong message'". MLB.com. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  4. ^ Dennis Mannion bio on Dodgers.com
  5. ^ Dennis Mannion bio on Dodgers.com
  6. ^ Dodgers General Managers
  7. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Branch Rickey". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  8. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Buzzie Bavasi". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  9. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Fresco Thompson". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  10. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Al Campanis". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  11. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Fred Claire". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  12. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Tom Lasorda". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  13. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Kevin Malone". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  14. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Dave Wallace". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  15. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Dan Evans". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  16. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Paul DePodesta". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  17. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Ned Colletti". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  18. ^ "Baseball America Executive Database:Ned Colletti". Baseball America. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  19. ^ "Dodgers hire Farhan Zaidi as GM". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  20. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "Dodgers Front Office Directory". MLB.com. Los Angeles Dodgers. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
  21. ^ Gurnick, Ken (December 9, 2018). "Dodgers add Kingston as assistant GM". MLB.com. Retrieved December 10, 2018.