Interview with Hal Lebovitz, October 15, 1992

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

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Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Hal Lebovitz is a sportswriter and columnist. In 2000, he was inducted into the writers division of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. In this interview, he discusses topics such as his beginnings in the newspaper industry, baseball in Cleveland after World War II, Bob Feller's training and career, a book that he co-wrote with Satchel Paige, gambling in Cleveland, Larry Doby, Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, and some of the changes in baseball since he began his career.

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1992oh390_chan122

Interviewee Name

Hal Lebovitz

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1992-10-15

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Lebovitz, Hal Interview by William J. Marshall. 15 Oct. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lebovitz, H. (1992, October 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.

Lebovitz, Hal, interview by William J. Marshall. October 15, 1992, 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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