Ed McKeever

Male, Deceased Person

1859 – 1925

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Who was Ed McKeever?

Edward J. McKeever was a construction contractor in Brooklyn in the early 1900s. Ed and his brother Stephen bought half of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team from Henry Medicus on January 2, 1912. Together with co-owner Charles Ebbets, they built what became Ebbets Field. McKeever served as Vice-President of the Dodgers until Charles Ebbets died of a heart attack on April 18, 1925. McKeever was appointed team President, but he caught a cold at Ebbets' funeral and died within a week.

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Born
Mar 19, 1859
Died
May 27, 1925

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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