Interview with Arnold Malcolm "Mickey" Owen, May 27, 1980

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

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Interview Summary

Mickey Owen was born in Missouri. He was a catcher in Major League Baseball. This is an interview with former baseball player Mickey Owen, who played for such teams as the St. Louis Cardinals and the Brooklyn Dodgers. He also is well known for his participation in the Mexican League in the late 1940's. Topics in this interview include his time spent in Mexico, his dealings with Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler to be reinstated after he returned to the United States, and his career after his reinstatement.

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1980oh116_chan072

Interviewee Name

Arnold Malcolm "Mickey" Owen

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1980-05-27

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Owen, Arnold Malcolm Interview by William J. Marshall. 27 May. 1980. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Owen, A.M. (1980, May 27). 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.

Owen, Arnold Malcolm, interview by William J. Marshall. May 27, 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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