John Tener

John Tener

A man of many talents, John Tener, National League President, Pitcher, umpire and governer

John Kinley Tener

A man of many talents, John Tener briefly umpired while active in 1889, and entered politics after his playing career ended. He served as a Congressman from 1909 to 1911, was the governor of Pennsylvania from 1911 to 1915, and National League president from 1914 to 1918. For a time, he served as Governor and NL president at the same time. He was replaced as National League president by John Heydler.


Notable Achievements

    * 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1889)

By BR Bullpen

Baseball Executive, National League President


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