Baseball Commissioner Oral History Project

Description: 
This project consists of interviews concerning Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler's career as baseball commissioner from 1945 to 1951. Interviewees include Happy Chandler and baseball players, team owners, friends and colleagues of Chandler. Topics discussed include Chandler's election to office of baseball commissioner, World War II, Jackie Robinson and the end of segregation in baseball, team ownership, baseball players, World Series games, minor league baseball, Negro League, racism.

Project Accession: 
CHAN002
Interview Keywords: 
Themes: 
Athletics  

Restriction: 
No Restrictions
Number of Interviews: 
74

 
 Interviewee(s)
 Accession Number
 Interview Date
 Interviewer
 Access
 Restrictions
W. Graham Claytor, Jr.  
1976oh025_chan004  
1976-03-29
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Shirley Povich  
1976oh026_chan005  
1976-03-29
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Richard Butler  
1976oh077_chan019  
1976-10-17
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Effa Manley  
1977oh079_chan041  
1977-10-19
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Robert W. Broeg  
1978oh038_chan044  
1978-05-16
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Frederick M. Saigh  
1978oh039_chan045  
1978-05-16
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Stanley F. Musial  
1978oh040_chan046  
1978-05-17
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Martin "Marty" W. Marion  
1978oh043_chan048  
1978-05-19
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Carl D. Erskine  
1978oh046_chan051  
1978-05-25
William Cooper
Online
No restrictions
James L. Toomey  
1978oh057_chan052  
1978-06-15
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Albert L. Rosen  
1979oh155_chan059  
1979-05-15
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Robert "Bob" G. Lemon  
1979oh156_chan060  
1979-05-15
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
James Hegan  
1979oh157_chan061  
1979-05-15
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Robert "Bob" Feller  
1979oh230_chan064  
1979-07-03
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Ralph M. Kiner  
1979oh269_chan065  
1979-09-26
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Red Smith  
1979oh270_chan066  
1979-11-13
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Delores Dandridge  
Ray E. Dandridge  
1979oh271_chan067  
1979-11-12
William J. Marshall
William Donn Rogosin
Online
No restrictions
Lawrence E. Doby  
1979oh272_chan068  
1979-11-15
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Robert "Bob" Feller  
1980oh027_chan069  
1979-12-27
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Truett "Rip" B. Sewell  
1980oh054_chan070  
1980-04-23
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Alfonso R. Lopez  
1980oh055_chan071  
1980-04-23
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Arnold Malcolm "Mickey" Owen  
1980oh116_chan072  
1980-05-27
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Leon Day  
1980oh129_chan073  
1980-06-24
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
A.B. "Happy" Chandler  
1980oh137_chan074  
1980-09-03
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
A.B. "Happy" Chandler  
1980oh138_chan075  
1980-08-15
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
A.B. "Happy" Chandler  
1980oh139_chan076  
1980-09-10
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
A.B. "Happy" Chandler  
1980oh140_chan077  
1980-09-15
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
A.B. "Happy" Chandler  
1980oh141_chan078  
1980-09-22
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Frederick A. Johnson  
1980oh142_chan079  
1980-08-26
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
William "Bill" O. DeWitt, Sr.  
1980oh164_chan080  
1980-09-29
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Daniel "Danny" L. Gardella  
1980oh173_chan081  
1980-08-27
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
A.B. "Happy" Chandler  
1980oh196_chan082  
1980-12-04
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
John W. Galbreath  
1981oh070_chan083  
1981-05-22
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
George L. Jefferson  
1981oh071_chan084  
1981-05-23
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Sam Jethroe  
1981oh072_chan085  
1981-05-23
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Salvatore "Sal" A. Maglie  
1981oh073_chan086  
1981-05-25
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Willard J. Brown  
1982oh116_chan097  
1982-06-22
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Max Patkin  
1984oh065_chan098  
1984-08-05
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
A.B. "Happy" Chandler  
1984oh104_chan099  
1984-11-07
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Robert N. Brown  
1985oh207_chan100  
1985-09-11
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Robert "Bobby" L. Thomson  
1985oh208_chan101  
1985-09-13
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Willard W. Marshall  
1985oh209_chan102  
1985-09-13
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Harold "Hal" H. Schumacher  
1987oh091_chan103  
1987-06-17
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Hubert Max Lanier  
1987oh092_chan104  
1987-06-26
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Walter "Red" L. Barber  
1987oh099_chan105  
1987-06-27
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Theodore "Ted" S. Williams  
1988oh054_chan106  
1988-03-17
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
William B. McCosky  
1988oh059_chan107  
1988-03-16
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Joseph Paparella  
1988oh060_chan108  
1988-03-16
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
August J. Donatelli  
1988oh061_chan109  
1988-03-18
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Harry Walker  
1988oh079_chan110  
1988-05-11
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Virgil O. Trucks  
1988oh080_chan111  
1988-05-11
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Mel Harder  
1988oh095_chan112  
1988-06-01
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Robert "Bob" M. Cain  
1988oh096_chan113  
1988-06-04
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Ned F. Garver  
1988oh097_chan114  
1988-06-03
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
William Ernest "Ernie" Harwell  
1988oh098_chan115  
1988-06-02
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
George C. Kell  
1988oh099_chan116  
1988-06-04
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Edmund Lopat  
1988oh121_chan117  
1988-08-26
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Adrian Zabala, Sr.  
Mary A. Zabala  
1989oh049_chan118  
1989-03-02
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Andrew Seminick  
1989oh050_chan119  
1989-03-02
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Charlie Metro  
1991oh135_chan120  
1991-06-13
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Peter P. Castiglione  
1991oh343_chan121  
1991-09-07
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Hal Lebovitz  
1992oh390_chan122  
1992-10-15
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Eugene R. Woodling  
1992oh427_chan123  
1992-12-11
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Frank C. Baumholtz  
1992oh428_chan124  
1992-12-10
William J. Marshall
Online
No restrictions
Lou Boudreau  
2016oh559_chan134  

William J. Marshall

No restrictions

  

  

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