|Maurice E. Silver||None|
|Birth date||Birth place|
|July 28, 1909||Info Needed|
|Date of death||Place of death|
|April 26, 1974||Miami Beach, FL|
|Saving professional baseball in Rochester.|
|President and General Manager of the Red Wings|
|Silver Morrie on RedwingsBaseball.com|
Maurice E. Silver, AKA Morrie Silver, is credited with saving professional baseball in Rochester. The organization's past president and general manager, he organized the 1956 stock drive for community ownership of the Red Wings. Silver was the majority stockholder of Rochester Community Baseball, Inc., from 1956 until his death in 1974. Red Wing Stadium was re-named to Silver Stadium in his honor in 1968.
A Statue of Morrie Silver sits outside of Frontier Field.