Interview with Eugene R. Woodling, December 11, 1992

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

  • Description
  • Play Interview
  • Rights & Request
  • Citation

Interview Summary

Eugene Woodling, from Ohio, was a Major League Baseball player. He was mainly an outfielder, but also was a Minor League batting champion. After his playing career, he was a first-base coach. In this interview, he talks about his being signed to the Minor Leagues, his military service during World War II, playing for the Cleveland Indians, his being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates, playing for the Minor Leagues in San Francisco, injuries he and others sustained while playing baseball, playing for the New York Yankees, other Yankees players, types of pitches, great pitchers from several different teams, and changes in baseball since he was a player.

Interview Accession

1992oh427_chan123

Interviewee Name

Eugene R. Woodling

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1992-12-11

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions


access interview in full screen  

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Woodling, Eugene R. Interview by William J. Marshall. 11 Dec. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Woodling, E.R. (1992, December 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.

Woodling, Eugene R., interview by William J. Marshall. December 11, 1992, A. B. "Happy" Chandler: Desegregation of Major League Baseball Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt7sxk84m09t