Arturo Moreno was bornon 14 August 1946 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Arturo Moreno is #989 in List Billionaires People In The World. Arturo "Arte" Moreno is the owner of the Los Angeles Angels, which he bought in 2003 for $184 million. It is now worth $1.75 billion. Moreno's fortune stems from his billboard advertising company Outdoor Systems, which he sold to Infinity Broadcasting for $8.7 billion in 1999. He has stakes in other billboard advertising companies, though the bulk of his fortune is now in the Angels. The oldest of 11 children, Moreno was drafted into the Vietnam War.
There's two types of education. One where you learn by a book, and you're taught, and the other one is a baseball bat. Every time you make a mistake somebody comes and hits you in the back of the head.
Just before the 2008 season the station became AM830 KLAA (AM) and went all English language, including the Angels game broadcasts
On July 17, 2007 the station began broadcasting from new studios located in Angel Stadium
For the 2006 and 2007 seasons Radio 830 KMXE served as the Spanish-language radio broadcast outlet for the Angels
However, Moreno encountered a substantial backlash from fans of the team, and in particular, from the city leadership of Anaheim, California, over his decision in 2005 to change the name of the team from the Anaheim Angels to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Whatever displeasure fans felt over the name change has not translated into diminished support for the team, as attendance levels have remained well above 2002 numbers
By 2001, Moreno was hungry to own a Major League Baseball (MLB) team
The company's stock soared, and in 1998 Moreno sold the company to Infinity Broadcasting for $8 billion
In 1997, Moreno and his wife established the Moreno Family Foundation, which supports non-profit organizations focusing on youth and education
The group owned the team until 1992, and the venture proved to be a resounding financial success
With baseball being Moreno's favorite pastime, he applied his business acumen in that arena, as well, purchasing the Salt Lake Trappers minor league team alongside 17 other investors in 1986
He traveled across the country for the next seven years, relocating several times and in 1984, he moved back to Arizona, settling in Phoenix, where he was hired by billboard company Outdoor Systems
After returning to civilian life in 1968, he enrolled at the University of Arizona where he graduated in 1973 with a degree in marketing
In 1965, graduated from high school and in 1966, he was drafted into the United States Army and fought in the Vietnam War
Arturo "Arte" Moreno (born August 14, 1946) is an American businessman