Barrow, Ed

Edward Grant Barrow
Born: May 10, 1868, Springfield, Illinois
Died: December 15, 1953, Port Chester, New York
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Veterans Committee: 1953

Serving in almost every role except player, Ed Barrow would be responsible for the creation of baseball's greatest dynasty, the New York Yankees. Serving as the chief executive, Barrow would use trades, the development of talent through a farm system and the outright purchase of players to build a team that would win 14 pennants and 10 World Series between 1921 and 1945.

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Did You Know: 
that Ed Barrow is credited with discovering future Hall of Fame shortstop Honus Wagner in 1896?