Eddie Einhorn

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Eddie Einhorn (born on January 3, 1936) is minority owner and Vice Chairman of the Chicago White Sox.

Einhorn produced the nationally syndicated radio broadcast of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship in 1958. In 1960, he founded the TVS Television Network to telecast college basketball games to regional networks at a time that the sport was of no interest to the national networks. The first broadcast was Bradley University vs. St. Bonaventure University from Madison Square Garden. Einhorn helped put together the first national broadcast of college basketball for the Game of the Century between the Houston Cougars and UCLA Bruins in 1968. He later sold his interest in the network and became the head of CBS Sports.

He was formerly the owner of the IWA wrestling promotion in United States in 1975. The promotion was originally intended to be the first one to run cards nationally and promoted mainly in the midwest and even ran cards in the Carolinas.

Einhorn grew up in Paterson, New Jersey, and has resided in Alpine, New Jersey.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cahillane, Kevin (September 25, 2005). "WORTH NOTING; White Sox Fans? Say It Ain't So". The New York Times. Retrieved December 9, 2007. Mr. Einhorn -- who was born and raised in Paterson and lives in Alpine -- is the flamboyant yin to the steely yang of the principal owner, Jerry Reinsdorf. 

Sources[edit]

  • Einhorn, Eddie; Ron Rapaport. How March Became Madness: How the NCAA Tournament Became the Greatest Sporting Event in America. Chicago, Illinois: Triumph Books. ISBN 1-57243-809-6. 

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