Del Webb – the man and the company he built

 

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When his father’s business failed, Webb had to drop out of high school.  He helped support his family with his carpentry skills, but his first love was baseball.

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Ever wonder about this pyramid in Papago Park?  It was part of Webb’s growing construction business in the 1930s. 

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Webb loved a challenge and his firm would build the 13-story Madison Square Garden Center atop a busy station serving 650 trains a day.

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