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Davis was an American football executive. He was the principal owner and general manager of the Oakland Raiders of the NFL from 1972 to 2011. Under Davis’ management, the Raiders became one of the most successful teams in professional sports. His motto for the team was “Just win, baby.”
Epstein is the President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs.
On November 25, 2002, he became the youngest GM in the history of Major League Baseball when the Boston Red Sox hired him at the age of 28. In 2004, he was general manager of the club that won the first World Series championship by the Red Sox in 86 years.
Guber is an American film producer and executive and chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment. Films he personally produced or executive produced include Rain Man, Batman, The Color Purple, Midnight Express, Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey, The Witches of Eastwick, Missing and Flashdance. He also co-owners the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Levy is a former American and Canadian football coach, front office executive, and author. He served as head coach in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for the Montreal Alouettes (1973–1977) and in the National Football League (NFL) for the Kansas City Chiefs (1978–1982) and the Buffalo Bills (1986–1997), coaching the Bills to four consecutive American Football Conference championships. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001. He worked several summers at Camp Interlaken.
MacPhail is a Major League Baseball executive and former General Manager who is set to become the Philadelphia Phillies Team President at the end of the 2015 season. He was the general manager of the Minnesota Twins during their World Series championships in 1987 and 1991, president/CEO of the Chicago Cubs from 1994-2006 and president of baseball operations of the Baltimore Orioles from 2007-2011.
Modell was an American businessman, entrepreneur and NFL team owner. He owned the Cleveland Browns franchise from 1961 to 1995 and the Baltimore Ravens franchise from 1996 to 2004.
Wolff is an American real estate developer. Wolff is also known for owning sports franchises; he is currently the co-owner of theOakland Athletics of Major League Baseball and the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer as well as co-chairman of the board of Sunstone Investors, Inc. since October 2004.