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UEBERROTH: TAKE ME OUT, COACH

Former Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth knows when to quit. With the Rebuild L.A. effort in turmoil, the Los Angeles businessman on May 21 stepped down as the organization's co-chairman. Rebuild L.A. has received $500 million in commitments from corporations willing to invest in South Central Los Angeles. But it is still well short of its goal of revitalizing the inner city and has been plagued by political sniping from L.A.'s black leaders. Ueberroth's departure tarnishes his golden-boy image, first created when he organized the hugely successful 1984 Olympics.EDITED BY JULIE TILSNER


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