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Walter O'Malley was the influential president of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers for nearly 30 years.
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O'Malley continued and later expanded the Spanish-language radio broadcasts beginning in 1958 in Los Angeles.
Building international relationships and working to expand the game globally, O'Malley's teams made two goodwill tours to Japan (1956 and 1966) and frequently hosted foreign visiting teams and dignitaries at Dodgertown in Vero Beach, FL.
Peter O'Malley was named President of the Dodgers on March 17, 1970, succeeding his father Walter,
who became Dodger Chairman of the Board until his passing on August 9, 1979. The combined O'Malley family legacy in baseball lasted more than 50 years.
Biography courtesy of Brent Shyer. 2007
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