Interview with Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, September 15, 1980

Project: A. B. "Happy" Chandler: Desegregation of Major League Baseball Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

A. B. Happy Chandler, born in Corydon, KY, was the second Commissioner of Major League Baseball, 1945 to 1951. In 1982, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. In this interview, he discusses the Mexican League, Jorge Pasquel, the American Baseball Guild, player representation, the proposed unionization of baseball, and various aspects of the MacPhail report of 1946.

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1980oh140_chan077

Interviewee Name

Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1980-09-15

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Chandler, Albert Benjamin Interview by William J. Marshall. 15 Sep. 1980. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Chandler, A.B. (1980, September 15). Interview by W. J. Marshall. A. B. "Happy" Chandler: Desegregation of Major League Baseball Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Chandler, Albert Benjamin, interview by William J. Marshall. September 15, 1980, A. B. "Happy" Chandler: Desegregation of Major League Baseball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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