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