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Lead Owner of the San Francisco Giants Relishes His Seat

interns Contributor

SAN FRANCISCO — Bill Neukom sat in the front row of AT&T Park on a cool Friday night earlier this season making eye contact with his San Francisco Giants players and urging them on as they came and went from the dugout.

At the age of 68, Neukom relishes his status as the lead owner of one of the more prestigious teams in baseball, which also happens to play in one of the most attractive settings in the sport and happens to be just miles from where he grew up.

He almost always wears a bow tie and looks as if he could have been one of the country’s founding fathers, with his chiseled face and head full of white hair. And indeed, he has a background in politics, having once run in the Democratic primary for attorney general in Washington State.

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