George Weiss

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Birthday
23, 1895
Birthplace
New Haven, CT
Death Date
Aug 13, 1972 (77)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1895
Birthplace
New Haven, CT
Death Date
Aug 13, 1972 (77)

About

Baseball executive who was a successful farm system director/general manager for the New York Yankees and general manager/club president for the New York Mets.

Before Fame

One of his earliest baseball managing jobs came in 1930 when he took over the Class AA International League Baltimore Orioles for two years.

Trivia

He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.

Family Life

He was born in New Haven, Connecticut and attended Yale University.

Associated With

He passed on drafting Reggie Jackson in the 1966 draft.