Kenesaw Mountain Landis

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Kenesaw Mountain Landis was a famous US judge, named after Kennesaw Mountain (the spelling of the name is a variant). He was born in 1866 on [date?].

As a US federal judge, he presided over the Standard Oil antitrust trial (get year), which led to the breakup of the Standard Oil company.

He was also the first Commissioner of Major League baseball. Served from 1921 to his death in 1944. He was credited with restoring public confidence in the integrity of baseball following the "Black Sox" gambling scandal in 1919. His detractors claim he perpetuated the color line and prolonged the segregation of organized baseball.