UCLA to honor Ueberroth with Wooden Award
Former baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth will be given the
John Wooden Global Leadership Award next week by UCLA’s Anderson
School of Management.
Ueberroth was baseball commissioner from 1984-89 after heading
the organizing committee of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, which
wound up with a $238 million surplus. Now 73, Ueberroth served as
chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee from 2004-08, chairs the
Contrarian Group investment company and is co-owner of the company
that operates the Pebble Beach Golf Course in California.
The award, named after the former UCLA basketball coach, will be
presented Monday at a dinner. The proceeds of the dinner fund