Marge Schott

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: owner of the Cincinnati Reds whose outspokenness as owner became her legacy and her downfall who was repeatedly suspended for making offensive remarks, including disparaging remarks about ethnic groups and other comments in praise of Hitler, who while controversial was a shrewd baseball executive who became involved in nearly every aspect of the Reds' operations bringing Cincinnati a World Series championship in 1990, but who was finally forced out by a coalition of other baseball owners in 1999.

 

 

Cause of Death: Respiratory failure

 

Born: August 18, 1928

 

Died: March 2, 2004

 

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio