List of National League presidents

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This is a list of National League presidents.

National League presidents[edit]

Morgan Bulkeley, the first president of the National League
Key
dagger Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame
Name Year(s) Ref(s)
Bulkeley, MorganMorgan Bulkeleydagger 1876 [1]
Hulbert, WilliamWilliam Hulbertdagger 1877–1882 [1]
Soden, ArthurArthur Soden 1882
Mills, Abraham G.Abraham G. Mills 1883–1884 [2]
Young, NicholasNicholas Young 1885–1902
Pulliam, HarryHarry Pulliam 1903–1909
Heydler, JohnJohn Heydler 1909
Lynch, ThomasThomas Lynch 1910–1913
Tener, John K.John K. Tener 1913–1918
Heydler, JohnJohn Heydler 1918–1934 [3]
Frick, FordFord Frickdagger 1934–1951 [3][4]
Giles, WarrenWarren Gilesdagger 1951–1969 [4][5]
Feeney, ChubChub Feeney 1970–1986 [5][6]
Giamatti, A. BartlettA. Bartlett Giamatti 1986–1989 [6][7]
White, BillBill White 1989–1994 [7]
Coleman, Jr., Leonard S.Leonard S. Coleman, Jr. 1994–1999 [8][9]

Honorary president[edit]

Following the 1999 season, the American and National Leagues were merged with Major League Baseball, and the leagues ceased to exist as business entities. The role of the league president was eliminated.[9] In 2001, Bill Giles, owner of the Philadelphia Phillies and son of Warren Giles, was named an honorary president of the NL.[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A Baseball Debt That's Long Overdue". CNN. February 26, 1990. 
  2. ^ "A. G. Mills - SABR". sabr.org. Retrieved October 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Time. November 19, 1934 http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,847368,00.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ a b https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=vzpJAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bQkNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2814,1681764&dq=frick+giles&hl=en
  5. ^ a b "St. Joseph Gazette - Google News Archive Search". google.com. Retrieved October 26, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Ludington Daily News - Google News Archive Search". google.com. Retrieved October 26, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b Martinez, Michael (February 4, 1989). "Bill White a Unanimous Choice to Head National League". The New York Times. 
  8. ^ KAMIN, ARTHUR Z. (March 6, 1994). "New Jersey Q & A: Leonard S. Coleman Jr.; A New Leader in Baseball's Hierarchy - New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b Chass, Murray (September 16, 1999). "BASEBALL; League Presidents Out As Baseball Centralizes". The New York Times. 
  10. ^ "Transactions". The New York Times. June 14, 2001.