American baseball executiveDied when: 83 years 315 days (1006 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Alejandro "Alex" Pompez (May 3, 1890 – March 14, 1974) was an American executive in Negro league baseball who owned the Cuban Stars (East) and New York Cubans franchises from 1916 to 1950.
His family had emigrated from Cuba, where his father was a lawyer.Outside baseball and numbers (illegal gambling), he owned and operated a cigar shop in downtown Manhattan.
He later served as a scout and director of international scouting for the Giants franchise in Major League Baseball.He was posthumously inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.