List of Cleveland Guardians ownership and front office personnel

From BR Bullpen

Many people passed through the Cleveland Guardians' front office as team owner, president and general manager, and through that of the Cleveland Indians before that. These include: comedian Bob Hope, frozen food magnate Vern Stouffer, team executives Bill Veeck and Gabe Paul, as well as men who owned the other Cleveland franchises: Ellis Ryan, with the Cleveland Browns, and Nick Mileti, who owned the Cleveland Crusaders, the Cleveland Barons and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Presidents[edit]

Indians Presidents
Team Years
Denny Long 1892 1895
Tom Loftus 1896 1899
John F. Kilfoyl 1899 Oct. 1908
Charles W. Somers Oct. 1908 Feb. 21, 1916
James C. Dunn Feb. 21, 1916 June 9, 1922
Ernest S. Barnard June 9, 1922 Oct. 17, 1927
Edith Dunn Oct. 17 Nov. 17, 1927
Alva Bradley Nov. 17, 1927 June 21, 1946
William L. Veeck, Jr. June 21, 1946 Nov. 21, 1949
Ellis W. Ryan Nov. 21, 1949 Dec. 18, 1952
Myron H. Wilson, Jr. Dec. 18, 1952 Aug. 19, 1962
William R. Daley Aug. 19 Nov. 20, 1962
Gabriel H. Paul, Sr. Nov. 20, 1962 Jan. 10, 1973
Nicholas J. Mileti Jan. 10, 1973 Mar. 20, 1975
Alva T. Bonda Mar. 20, 1975 Feb. 3, 1978
Gabriel H. Paul Sr. Feb. 3, 1978 Nov. 29, 1984
Peter Bavasi Nov. 29, 1984 Jan. 23, 1987
Henry J. Peters Jan. 23, 1987 Jan. 1, 1992
Rick Bay Jan. 1 Nov. 20, 1992
Richard E. Jacobs Nov. 20, 1992 Feb. 15, 2000
Paul J. Dolan Feb. 15, 2000 Oct. 3, 2010
Mark Shapiro Oct. 3, 2010 Present

Team General Managers[edit]

Indians General Managers
Team Years
John F. Kilfoyl & Charles W. Somers 1899 Mar. 1903
Ernest S. Barnard Mar. 1903 Feb. 21, 1916
Bob McRoy Feb. 21, 1916 Dec. 2, 1917
Ernest S. Barnard Dec. 2, 1917 Nov. 3, 1927
Billy Evans Nov. 3, 1927 Nov. 19, 1935
C.C. Slapnicka Nov. 19, 1935 Sept. 27, 1941
Roger Peckinpaugh Sept. 21, 1941 June 22, 1946
William L. Veeck, Jr. June 22, 1946 Nov. 21, 1949
Hank Greenberg Nov. 21, 1949 Oct. 16, 1957
Frank Lane Nov. 12, 1957 Oct. 7, 1960
Walter Evers & Bob Kennedy Oct. 7, 1960 Apr. 27, 1961
Gabriel H. Paul, Sr. Apr. 27, 1961 Jan. 10, 1973
Phil Seghi Jan. 10, 1973 Feb. 18, 1985
Joe Klein Mar. 8, 1985 Dec. 18, 1987
Henry J. Peters Dec. 18, 1987 Sept. 18, 1991
John Hart Sept. 18, 1991 Nov. 3, 2001
Mark Shapiro Nov. 3, 2001 Oct. 3, 2010
Chris Antonetti Oct. 3, 2010 Present

Source[edit]

  • Russell Schneider: The Cleveland Indians Encyclopedia, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1996.