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Schott sold controlling interest of Reds in '99

Marge Schott, the tough-talking, chain-smoking owner of the Cincinnati Reds who rubbed her dog's hair on players to help them win the 1990 World Series, died Tuesday, a hospital said. She was 75.

Updated: August 18, 2004, 5:50 PM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- Marge Schott, the tough-talking, chain-smoking former owner of the Cincinnati Reds who won a World Series and was repeatedly suspended for offensive remarks, died on March 2. She was 75.

Dibble: Remembrance

Beneath a tough exterior, Marge Schott had a heart of gold. Mind you, I wouldn't want to get on her bad side, but if she loved and cared about you, she did so for life.

A woman in a man's world, Marge met every situation head on. She was a ...

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