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A well-paid slave

Brad Snyder

A well-paid slave

Curt Flood"s fight for free agency in professional sports

by Brad Snyder

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Published by Viking in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBrad Snyder.
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LC ClassificationsGV
The Physical Object
Pagination472 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22760881M
ISBN 109780670037940

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A readable study of baseball’s bad old days, when owners kept players on short leashes and superstars made only $, When the Cardinals traded Curt Flood to the Phillies inhe didn’t want to go; in a time of black civil-rights activism and considerable tension, he likened the swap to a slave auction.

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A WELL-PAID SLAVE: REVIEWS: NEWS: BEYOND THE SHADOW: CONTACTS “Generations of ballplayers — Curt Flood's children — have never honored him properly. But with his fine book, Brad Snyder surely has.” —New York Times Book Review. About the Book. National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, N.Y.; from “A Well-Paid Slave” On Dec.

24,Flood sent his fateful letter to the commissioner of baseball, Bowie Kuhn. “After 12 years in. ‎After the season, the St. Louis Cardinals traded their star center fielder, Curt Flood, to the A well-paid slave book Phillies, setting off a chain of events that would change professional sports forever.

At A well-paid slave book time there were no free agents, no no-trade clauses. When a player was traded, he had to repo /5(7). Brad Snyder's "A Well Paid Slave" is a book every baseball fan should read.

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For those unfamiliar with Flood's story. A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports by Brad Snyder Overview - After the season, the St. Louis Cardinals traded their star center fielder, Curt Flood, to the Philadelphia Phillies, setting off a chain Brand: Plume Books.

Alas, A Well-Paid Slave falls just short of being great. Its precision and detail are awesome, but their presentation is rarely captivating. Snyder’s skills as a researcher, and as a craftsman of clear and direct prose, are superb; less evident is a capacity to inject the narrative flow with a dramatic spark and energy of its own.

A Well-Paid Slave PDF. Book Description: After the season, the St. Louis Cardinals traded their star center fielder, Curt Flood, to the Philadelphia Phillies, setting off a chain of events that would change professional sports forever. At the time there were no free agents, no no-trade clauses.

A Well-Paid Slave provides the first in-depth look at Flood's lawsuit and its impact on both professional sports and the man who had the courage to see it through to the highest court in the land.

Flood's suit would prove to be a crucial event in the history of professional sports, affording Flood a historical status often compared to that of. A Well-Paid Slave Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports by Brad Snyder. ebook. The Washington Post, and the St. Petersburg Times.

His previous book, Beyond the Shadow of the Senators, won the Robert Peterson Recognition Award from the S More about Brad Snyder. A Well-Paid Slave. Embed Copy and paste the code into your. Books similar to A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports.

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Prior to teaching law, he wrote A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood’s Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports (Viking/Penguin, ). The book tells the story of Curt Flood, an all-star center fielder for the St.

Louis Cardinals who rejected a trade to the Philadelphia Phillies and took baseball to the Supreme Court. Flood’s biographer needs legal expertise to understand and represent his court case properly and he should have the critical honesty to portray Flood as a highly courageous yet deeply flawed person.

Brad Snyder’s biography of Flood, A Well Paid Slave. A Well-Paid Slave provides the first in-depth look at Flood's lawsuit and its impact on both professional sports and the man who had the courage to see it.

When the journalist Howard Cosell asked Flood how he could describe himself as a slave when he was making $90, a year, Flood said he was a “well paid slave, but a slave, nevertheless.” That the story ended tragically for Flood makes Snyder’s absorbing account even more poignant.

A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports By Brad Snyder Viking, October $, ISBN X No matter how history night judge former major league baseball star Curt Flood, most serious baseball fans would argue that he deserves considerable recognition for his pioneering spirit.

Legacy of a well-paid slave Curt Flood's battle to create free agency is documented in a new book, "A Well-Paid Slave." On Nov. 25,Flood, who had been an All-Star center fielder for the.