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A. Bartlett Giamatti

Giamatti, A. Bartlett (jēˌəmätˈē) [key], 1938–89, American educator and sports executive, b. Boston. President of Yale Univ. from 1978 to 1986, he was president of baseball's National League (1986–89). Shortly before his death, he was appointed commissioner of major league baseball.

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