Interview with Alfonso R. Lopez, April 23, 1980

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

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Interview Summary

Al Lopez is the son of immigrants from Spain, who lived in Cuba and later moved to Florida where he was born. Al was a catcher and manager in Major League Baseball. His nickname is "El Senor." In this interview, he talks about the Mexican League, Robert Murphy's failed attempt to unionize baseball players, his career playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cleveland Indians, his teammates for the Pirates, and his career as a manager.

Interview Accession

1980oh055_chan071

Interviewee Name

Alfonso R. Lopez

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1980-04-23

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Lopez, Alfonso R. Interview by William J. Marshall. 23 Apr. 1980. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lopez, A.R. (1980, April 23). 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.

Lopez, Alfonso R., interview by William J. Marshall. April 23, 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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