Bowie Kent Kuhn (/ˈbuːi ˈkjuːn/; October 28, 1926 – March 15, 2007) was an American lawyer and sports administrator who served as the fifth Commissioner of Major League Baseball from February 4, 1969, to September 30, 1984. He served as legal counsel for Major League Baseball owners for almost 20 years prior to his election as commissioner.
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“People who have had power, when they become powerless, are really tragic.... We just allow ourselves to be conditioned by a society so we become as important as were supposed to be.”
—Maggie Kuhn (b. 1905)