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My idea of heaven is a pennant winner. ---->>>

Some men like to go in for polo, for example, and spend thousands of dollars on ponies. Some go nuts for paintings, and give half a million for a hunk of canvas in a fancy frame. But my passion is baseball. ---->>>

Biography

Tom Yawkey profile (tom-yawkey.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: 02-21, 1903
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Die: 07-09, 1976
Occupation: Businessman
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Thomas Austin Yawkey, born Thomas Yawkey Austin (February 21, 1903 – July 9, 1976), was an American industrialist and Major League Baseball executive. Born in Detroit, Yawkey became president of the Boston Red Sox in 1933, and was the sole owner of the team for 44 seasons, longer than anyone else in baseball history (wikipedia)