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I was always interested in baseball. In fact, in my younger years, I played it in an amateur way. But up to the time when I became identified with the Yankees, I was a strong National League rooter.

 
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Jacob Ruppert
Jacob Ruppert
  • Born: August 5, 1867
  • Died: January 13, 1939
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Owner New York Yankees, National Guard Officer, Representative New York

Jacob Ruppert Jr. (August 5, 1867 – January 13, 1939) was an American brewer, businessman, National Guard colonel and United States Congressman who served for four terms representing New York from 1899 to 1907. He also owned the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball from 1915 until his death in 1939.

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