Gene Autry

(L-R) Walter O’Malley, Los Angeles Mayor-Elect Sam Yorty, Chad McClellan, Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson, Angels President Robert Reynolds and Angels co-Owner Gene Autry view a Dodger Stadium model in 1961.

Los Angeles Times Collection, UCLA Library Special Collections

I think Walter was a very smart man. He developed a lot of fine ball players and a lot of fine fans. I think he has left his mark on baseball.

Gene Autry

Owner and Chairman of the Board, Los Angeles and California Angels

Los Angeles Times, August 10, 1979