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 George Martin Weiss

George Martin Weiss

Birth
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 13 Jul 1972 (aged 78)
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section: Catalpa Avenue, Plot: 39, Grave: 2 
Memorial ID 1088 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Executive. Born George Martin Weiss in New Haven, Connecticut, he began managing in baseball when he was hired to create and run the New York Yankees farm system in 1932. In 1947, he became General Manger of the New York Yankees serving until 1960. During his tenure, the Yankees won ten pennants and seven World Series. After leaving the Yankees, he was the first president and general manager of the New York Mets, serving 1961 to 1966. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1088
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Martin Weiss (23 Jun 1894–13 Jul 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1088, citing Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .