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  Ueberroth Named New USOC Board Chairman
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Last EditedThomas Walker  Jun 22, 2004 10:56am
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News DateMonday, June 14, 2004 06:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionDENVER - Former baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth was appointed chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee's board of directors Monday, two decades after leading the Los Angeles Games to a record profit.

Ueberroth, 66, will lead the 11-person volunteer board in setting USOC policy and overseeing its finances more than a year after the organization was the focus of a congressional investigation.

As chief organizer of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, Ueberroth helped the games turn a $225 million profit. He served as commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1984-89.

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