Walter O'Malley : Biography : Quotes : From Others : Gene Autry

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  • (L-R) Walter O’Malley, Los Angeles Mayor-Elect Sam Yorty, Chad McClellan, Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson, Angels co-Owner and President Robert Reynolds and Angels co-Owner Gene Autry view a Dodger Stadium model in 1961.(L-R) Walter O’Malley, Los Angeles Mayor-Elect Sam Yorty, Chad McClellan, Los Angeles Mayor Norris Poulson, Angels co-Owner and 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 AutryOwner and Chairman of the Board, Los Angeles and California AngelsLos Angeles Times, August 10, 1979
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