Chronology:August 1991 - Tim Sabo, the Cincinnati Reds' chief financial officer, is fired. Sabo subsequently files a $2.5 million lawsuit against majority owner Marge Schott claiming he was fired in part because he opposed Schott's racially discriminatory hiring.
Nov. 18, 1991 - Sabo's lawsuit is dismissed. But Hank Aaron, a senior vice president with the Atlanta Braves, calls for the commissioner's office to investigate Schott's statements.
Nov. 20, 1991 - Schott meets for three hours with Cincinnati minority and Jewishleaders, who were upset with her use of racial slurs and offensive remarks revealed in a December 1991 deposition. The deposition also revealed that she owned a Nazi swastika armband. Schott apologizes during the meeting and issuesa public apology afterward.
Nov. 24, 1991 - Aaron calls for Schott's suspension.
Feb. 3, 1993 -- Schott is suspended for one year by Baseball's Executive council for using racial and ethnic slurs. She is also fined $25,000 and ordered to attend multicultural training programs.
Nov. 1, 1993 -- Her suspension reduced to six months, Schott returns to the Reds.
May 20, 1994 -- Schott apologizes for saying,"only fruits wear earrings."
July 28, 1994 -- Schott turns down an effort to bring a minor league team to Dayton.
April 1, 1996 -- After umpire John McSherry dies of a heart attack on opening day, forcing postponement of the game, Schott said: "I feel cheated."
April 2, 1996 -- The day after McSherrys death, Schott took flowers that had been sent to her on Opening Day, wrote out a new card and sent the flowers to the umpires room.
May 5, 1996 -- In a television interview on ESPN, Schott saidof Adolph Hitler, "everybody knows he was good at the beginning, but he just went too far."
May 20, 1996 -- In a Sports Illustrated story, Scott says she doesn't like it when Asian children "come here . . . and stay so long and then outdo our kids."
June 12, 1996 -- Schott agrees to give up daily control of the Reds through 1998
Jan. 9, 1997 -- Officials from Major League Baseball said they are investigating accusations that Schott used the names of Reds employees to falsify sales and attain quotas at her Chevrolet-Geo auto dealership.
Feb 6, 1997 -- Schott agrees to sell her car dealership.
Oct. 23, 1998 -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig confirmed that Schott agreed to sell her majority stake in the Reds.
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