Interview with Robert N. Brown, September 11, 1985

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

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Interview Summary

Robert N. "Bobby" Brown is a former baseball player for the New York Yankees who later pursued a career in medicine. He returned to baseball some years later as an executive of the Texas Rangers. In this interview, he discusses topics such as his early interests in both baseball and medicine, the 1946 Yankees team, the Mexican League, the players' strike, Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler, and his reasons for leaving the Yankees to begin a medical career.

Interview Accession

1985oh207_chan100

Interviewee Name

Robert N. Brown

Interviewer Name

William J. Marshall

Interview Date

1985-09-11

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Brown, Robert N. Interview by William J. Marshall. 11 Sep. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Brown, R.N. (1985, September 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.

Brown, Robert N., interview by William J. Marshall. September 11, 1985, 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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