Louis Robert Perini (November 29, 1903 in Ashland, Massachusetts – April 16, 1972 in West Palm Beach, Florida) was the principal owner of the Boston Braves/Milwaukee Braves of the National League from 1945 through 1961.
At the completion of the 1961 season he sold the franchise for $5.5 million to Chicago insurance executive William Bartholomay who later moved the franchise to Atlanta for the 1966 season, while retaining a 10% interest in the club and sat on the Board of Directors for a number of years.
Prior to owning the Braves, Perini gained his fortune in his family's construction business, Perini Corp, having started out his working life as a water boy in his father's small construction firm, ending up running the major worldwide Perini Corporation.
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