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[In 1960 to his diver as they hear Ted Williams hit a home run in his last Major League at bat] At age forty-four, Ted Williams is an old man for baseball, and at forty I'm an old man for the agency business. [Despite his words, Wasseman was forty-seven at the time.]
Chairman and CEO of MCA (Music Corporation of America), the parent of Universal Studios, until 1990 when it was sold to Matsushita for $6.6 billion. Wasserman made an estimated $350 million from the sale, and was retained as a manager. When Seagram bought MCA in 1995, he retired from management, but remained on the board of directors until 1998.
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