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Ex-commissioner dies at 80

...with their teams because of their liaisons with gambling casinos. Kuhn feuded with colorful personalities: owners Charlie Finley, Ted Turner, George Steinbrenner and Ray Kroc; former star players Mays, Mantle and Curt Flood; union head Marvin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/16/bas_120544.shtml
Baseball
Lou Gehrig's disease diagnosed in Hunter

...won the AL Cy Young Award in 1974. At the end of that season, he was declared a free agent because Oakland owner Charlie Finley had failed to make annuity payments on his contract. That set off a parade of baseball officials who slogged through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/10/oth_244347.shtml
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Marlins gutted like my big fish

...phenomenon. No, they're just the latest and the most aggravating because they're allegedly defending their title. Charlie Finley trade to sell his Oakland A's superstars for cash after they won three straight championships in the early '70s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/18/oth_228450.shtml
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Move in batting order helping Sosa

...of a rainout against the Yankees April 3. If the A's go under 1 million, it would be the first time since 190, Charlie Finley's last year of ownership. Oakland never drew less than 1 million while the late Walter A. Haas Jr. owned the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/26/oth_226878.shtml
Other sports
Cardinals make it a series

...baseman (Felix Millan) was a little banged up." Atlanta never received the "player to be named later." "(Owner Charlie) Finley told the Braves, `The kind of player he was, don't worry about it.'," La Russa said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/11/met_199936.shtml
Metro
Henderson, Rice inducted into Hall of Fame

...would never forget. "That was the most thrilling time of my life," Henderson said, remembering former As owner Charlie Finley. "Charlie, wherever you're at, and that donkey, I want to say thank you for that opportunity." When Finley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/27/bas_542207.shtml
Baseball
Braves begin final homestand

...stadium in the city if he was elected mayor. When he won, he set to work to fulfill his campaign promise. Allen wooed Charlie Finley and the Kansas City Athletics for a time, then persuaded a group of Chicago businessmen who owned the Milwaukee Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/17/met_199585.shtml
Metro
A witness to the best and worst in baseball

...stadium in the city if he was elected mayor. When he won, he set to work to fulfill his campaign promise. Allen wooed Charlie Finley and the Kansas City Athletics for a time, then persuaded a group of Chicago businessmen who owned the Milwaukee Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/08/27/met_199304.shtml
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