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Sports Executive
    He was pompous.
    His law firm represented the National League before he became commissioner.
    He wanted Negro Leaguers to have a separate wing in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
    He didn't show up when Hank Aaron hit his record 715th home run.
    There were several labor disputes during his tenure, including the strike that lasted 57 days (1981).
    He was obsessed with the phrase 'not in the best interests of baseball.'
    His fight with Curt Flood over the right of players to choose their clubs reached the Supreme Court.
    Unlike predecessor William Eckert, he actually was baseball knowledgeable.
    He was tough on baseball players who used drugs.
    He established the first night World Series game (1971).
    He gave lifetime passes to the 52 that were held hostage in Iran (1981).
    He had among the longest tenures as baseball commissioner.
    Baseball attendance doubled during his time as commissioner.

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