Stephen W. McKeever (October 31, 1853 in Brooklyn, New York – March 7, 1938) was a construction contractor in Brooklyn, New York in the early 1900s. Steve and his brother Ed bought half of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team from Henry Medicus on January 2, 1912. Together with co-owner Charles Ebbets they built what became Ebbets Field. When Ebbets died in 1925, Ed took over as president. However, he caught a cold at the funeral and was dead himself within a week. Steve become the team President after that. He remained the primary owner of the Dodgers until his death in 1938.
- Dodgers ownership history
- Bio of the McKeevers
- Dodgers history
- NY Times article on the McKeevers purchasing shares of the team
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