On July 30, 1936 — At the funeral of Charles Knapp, president of the Baltimore Orioles as well as the International League, Warren Giles is named interim league president. Giles is the president of the Rochester Red Wings. With Knapp’s death, Mrs. Jack Dunn, majority owner of the Orioles, assumes the role of team president.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference July 30
National Pastime July 30
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
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