Interview with Virgil O. Trucks, May 11, 1988

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

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Interview Summary

Mr. Trucks discusses his start in baseball as well as his time as Detroit Tigers, the 1945 World Series, the 1946 season, pitching against Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio, player pension plans, salaries, the changes in baseball over the years.

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1988oh080_chan111

Interviewee Name

Virgil O. Trucks

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1988-05-11

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Trucks, Virgil O. Interview by William J. Marshall. 11 May. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Trucks, V.O. (1988, May 11). 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.

Trucks, Virgil O., interview by William J. Marshall. May 11, 1988, 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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