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Dodger owner, Walter O'Malley
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Pictured is Dodger Club President, Walter O'Malley, seated at Board of Supervisors hearing regarding land assessment of Dodger Stadium. Photograph article dated July 24, 1963 partially reads, "Two professional land appraisers today agreed the total market value of Los Angeles Dodger holdings in Chavez Ravine is about $19 million compared with Los Angeles County Assessor Philip Watson's appraisal of $30 million...O'Malley, facing a possible $750,000 tax bill, said when he brought the team from Brooklyn five years ago he was assured the tax bill would be in the $200,000 range...Dodger attorney James J. Arditto, on Watson's recommendation, found the supervisors willing to agree to whack $202,430 from $663,580 in valuation placed on business personal property and trade fixtures." See image 00052367 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
O'Malley, Walter,--1903-1979
Baseball team owners
Los Angeles (Calif.)
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