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List of professional sports team owners

    This is a list of individuals groups of individuals and companies who have owned and operated a professional sports organization The list is organized first by sport then by franchise or team then by Owner If an organization has gone through a significant change (eg the team has moved and/or changed names) that information is noted after the years of ownership

    Auto racing owners & team principles

    Formula One team principles

    (Listed by Constructor)
    BMW Sauber
    Ferrari
    Honda
    McLaren Mercedes
    Red Bull Renault
    Renault
    Toro Rosso Ferrari
    Spyker Ferrari
    Super Aguri Honda
    Toyota
    Williams Toyota

    NASCAR team owners

    Baseball Franchise owners

    Major League Baseball Owners

    Arizona Diamondbacks
    • Jerry Colangelo - (1998-2005)
    • Jeff Moorad - (2005-Present)

    Atlanta Braves
    • Dovey Brothers - (Years Not Determined): Boston Beaneaters/Doves/Braves
    • Lou Perini - (Years Not Determined): Boston Braves Milwaukee Braves
    • Ted Turner - (1976-1996)
    • Time Warner - (1996-2007)
    • Liberty Media - (2007-Present)

    Baltimore Orioles
    • Robert Hedges - (Years Not Determined): St. Louis Browns
    • Phillip Ball -
    • Peter Angelos - (1993-Present)

    Boston Red Sox
    • John Henry and Tom Werner - (2002-Present)
    • Joe Lannin - (Years Not Determined)

    Chicago Cubs
    • Tribune Company - (1981-2007)
    • Sam Zell - (Acting)

    Chicago White Sox
    • Charles Comiskey - (1900-1931)
    • Jerry Reinsdorf - (1981-Present)

    Cincinnati Reds

    Cleveland Indians
    • Larry Dolan - (1999)-Present)

    Colorado Rockies
    • Charlie Monfort - (1993-Present)

    Detroit Tigers
    • Mike Ilitch - (1992-Present)

    Florida Marlins

    Houston Astros
    • Drayton McLane Jr - (1992-present)

    Kansas City Royals
    • Ewing Kauffman - (1969-1993)
    • David Glass - (2000-Present)

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    Los Angeles Dodgers

    Milwaukee Brewers

    Minnesota Twins

    New Mets]
    • Fred Wilpon - (2002-Present)

    New Yankees]
    • Columbia Broadcasting System
    • George Steinbrenner - (1973-Present)

    Oakland Athletics

    Philadelphia Phillies
    • William Cox
    • David Montgomery - (1981-Present)

    Pittsburgh Pirates
    • Robert Nutting - (1996-Present)

    San Diego Padres
    • John Moores
    San Francisco Giants
    • Peter Magowan - (-Present)
    • Bob Lurie - (-)
    • Horace Stoneham - (-)
    • Charles Stoneham - (-)
    • Harry Hempstead - (-)
    • John Brush - (-)
    • Andrew Freedman - (-)
    • CC Van Cott - (-)
    • John Day - (-)

    Seattle Mariners
    • Hiroshi Yamauchi
    St Louis Cardinals
    • Sam Breadon (1920-1947)
    • Robert Hannegan (1947-1949)
    • Fred Saigh (1947-1953)
    • Anheuser-Busch (1953-1995)
    • William DeWitt Jr (1995-present)

    Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    • Stuart Sternberg
    Texas Rangers
    • Tom Hicks
    Toronto Blue Jays
    • Blue Jays Holdco Inc owned by Rogers Communications (2000-Present)

    Washington Nationals
    • Jeffrey Loria (1999-2002)
    • Major League Baseball (2002-2006)
    • Theodore N. Lerner (2006-Present)

    Basketball team owners

    Continental Basketball Association owners

    National Basketball Association owners

    Detroit Pistons
    • William Davidson

    Boston Celtics
    • Wycliffe Grousbeck

    Los Angeles Lakers
    • Jerry Buss

    Chicago Bulls
    • Jerry Reinsdorf

    San Antonio Spurs
    • Peter Holt

    New Knicks]
    • James Dolan

    Milwaukee Bucks
    • Herb Kohl

    American football franchise owners

    National Football League owners

    Arizona Cardinals
    • Bill Bidwill

    Atlanta Falcons
    • Arthur Blank

    Baltimore Ravens
    • Art Modell - 1996-2004
    • Steve Bisciotti - 2004-present

    Buffalo Bills
    • Ralph Wilson

    Carolina Panthers
    • Jerry Richardson

    Chicago Bears
    • Virginia Halas McCaskey

    Cincinnati Bengals

    Cleveland Browns
    • Randy Lerner

    Dallas Cowboys
    • Jerry Jones

    Denver Broncos
    • Pat Bowlen

    Detroit Lions
    • William Clay Ford Sr

    Green Bay Packers
    • Green Bay Packers Foundation

    Houston Texans
    • Robert C. McNair

    Indianapolis Colts
    • Jimmy Irsay

    Jacksonville Jaguars
    • Wayne Weaver

    Kansas City Chiefs
    • Lamar Hunt

    Miami Dolphins
    • Wayne Huizenga

    Minnesota Vikings
    • Zygi Wilf

    New England Patriots
    • Robert Kraft

    New Giants]
    • John Mara and Jonathan Tisch

    New Orleans Saints
    • Tom Benson

    New Jets]
    • Woody Johnson

    Oakland Raiders
    • Al Davis

    Philadelphia Eagles
    • Jeffrey Lurie

    Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Dan Rooney

    St Louis Rams
    • Georgia Frontiere

    San Diego Chargers

    San Francisco 49ers
    • Denise DeBartolo York and John York

    Seattle Seahawks
    • Paul Allen

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    • Malcolm Glazer Bryan Glazer Joel Glazer and Ed Glazer

    Tennessee Titans
    • Bud Adams

    Washington Redskins
    • Jack Kent Cooke - 1981-1997
    • Daniel Snyder - 1999-present

    Canadian Football League owners

    Hockey franchise owners

    National Hockey League owners

    Pittsburgh Penguins
    • Mario Lemieux - 1999-present

    St Louis Blues
    • Dave Checketts - 2006-present

    Colorado Avalanche
    • E Stanley Kroenke

    Detroit Red Wings
    • Mike Ilitch

    Tampa Bay Lightning
    • William Davidson

    Vancouver Canucks
    • Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment

    Boston Bruins
    • Jeremy Jacobs

    Toronto Maple Leafs
    • Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd

    Montreal Canadiens
    • George N. Gillett Jr

    New Islanders]
    • Charles Wang

    Edmonton Oilers

    Calgary Flames
    • Harley Hotchkiss Allan P. Markin
    Clayton H. Riddell Daryl Seaman
    New Jersey Devils
    • Jeffrey Vanderbeek

    Buffalo Sabres
    • Thomas Golisano

    Ottawa Senators
    • Eugene Melnyk

    Philadelphia Flyers
    • Comcast-Spectacor

    Chicago Blackhawks
    • William W. Wirtz

    Carolina Hurricanes
    • Peter Karmanos

    Los Angeles Kings
    • Philip AnschutzEdward Roski Jr

    Dallas Stars
    • Tom Hicks

    Florida Panthers
    • Alan Cohen Bernie Kosar

    Phoenix Coyotes
    • Wayne Gretzky Jerry Moyes

    New Rangers]
    • James Dolan

    team owners