Millionaire who owned the St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball team from 1920-1947. He had the highest amount of winning seasons of all franchise owners in history.
He earned his fortune as the owner of Pierce-Arrow, an automobile dealership.
He was the manager of the Cardinals during the early 1920s.
He was born in New York City, and he later moved to St. Louis, Missouri.
He and Cardinals coach and club president, Branch Rickey, were largely responsible for making the Cardinals into the multiple World Series-winning team that it became.