Interview with W. Graham Claytor, Jr., March 29, 1976

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

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Interview Summary

W. Graham Claytor, Jr. was a lawyer, naval officer, and railroad, transportation and defense administrator for the U.S. government. He was a lawyer for Happy Chandler when Chandler was Commissioner of Baseball . This is an interview with W. Graham Claytor, Jr. In this interview, he discusses his first meeting with Chandler in 1949, the defense of Major League Baseball in the Danny Gardella reserve clause lawsuit, and legal representation of the baseball commissioner's office in day to day operations. He also talks about the anti-trust exemption for baseball and radio-television contracts with Mutual Broadcasting.

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1976oh025_chan004

Interviewee Name

W. Graham Claytor, Jr.

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1976-03-29

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Claytor, W. Graham, Jr. Interview by William J. Marshall. 29 Mar. 1976. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Claytor, W.G., Jr. (1976, March 29). 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.

Claytor, W. Graham, Jr., interview by William J. Marshall. March 29, 1976, 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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