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August Herrmann

Born: 3-May-1859
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Died: 25-Apr-1931
Location of death: Cincinnati, OH
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Early 20th-Century baseball executive

From 1903-1920 August Herrmann chaired the National Baseball Commission, a three-man operation which loosely oversaw Major League Baseball prior to the establishment of the Commissioner's Office in 1920. At the same time, he was also President of the Cincinnati Reds.

Father: Christian Herrmann (d. 1870)
Mother: Margaret Meyer
Brother: Charles
Wife: Annie Becker (m. 30-May-1881, one daughter)
Daughter: Lena

    Major League Baseball Chair, National Baseball Commission (1903-20)

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Cincinnati Reds President (1902-27)


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