Robert Lee Howsam Net Worth
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Robert Lee Howsam Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018Robert Lee Howsam (February 28, 1918 – February 19, 2008) was an executive in American professional sport who, in 1959, played a key role in establishing two leagues — the American Football League, which succeeded and merged with the National Football League, and baseball's Continental League, which never played a game but forced expansion of Major League Baseball from 16 to 20 teams in 1961–1962. Howsam later became further well known in baseball as the highly successful general manager and club president of the Cincinnati Reds during the "Big Red Machine" dynasty of the 1970s.Born in Denver, Colorado, Howsam served as a U.S. Navy pilot during World War II. He was the son-in-law of United States Senator and two-term Colorado Governor Edwin C. Johnson. Johnson also was involved with professional baseball as founder and first president of the postwar Class A Western League, an upper-level minor league that played from 1947 to 1958.
|Date Of Birth||February 28, 1918|
|Place Of Birth||Denver, Colorado, USA|
|1||Former GM of the Cincinnati Reds who was credited with assembling "The Big Red Machine" that won two World Series titles. Helped found the American Football League in 1959 and was principal owner of the Denver Broncos, selling the team in 1961.|