A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports

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Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Plume Books
Publish Date
Pages
496
Dimensions
5.88 X 8.18 X 1.11 inches | 0.99 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780452288911

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About the Author

Brad Snyder's writing has appeared in numerous publications, including The Baltimore Sun, 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 Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) and was a finalist for SABR's Seymour Medal, Spitball Magazine's Casey Award, and Elysian Fields Quarterly's Dave Moore Award. He is a graduate of Duke University and Yale Law School.

Reviews

Captivating . . . places Floods challenge to baseball squarely where it belongs, as the final radical act of the 1960s civil rights movement.
"The Washington Post"
An absorbingand long overduelook at Curt Floods life and influence.
"The Wall Street Journal"
Robust and poignant.
"The Boston Globe"
Generations of ballplayersCurt Floods childrenhave never honored him properly. . . . But with this fine book, Brad Snyder surely has.
"The New York Times Book Review"
aCaptivating . . . places Floodas challenge to baseball squarely where it belongs, as the final radical act of the 1960s civil rights movement.a
a"The Washington Post"
aAn absorbingaand long overduealook at Curt Floodas life and influence.a
a"The Wall Street Journal"
aRobust and poignant.a
a"The Boston Globe"
aGenerations of ballplayersaCurt Floodas childrenahave never honored him properly. . . . But with this fine book, Brad Snyder surely has.a
a"The New York Times Book Review"
?Captivating . . . places Flood's challenge to baseball squarely where it belongs, as the final radical act of the 1960s civil rights movement.?
?"The Washington Post"

?An absorbing?and long overdue?look at Curt Flood's life and influence.?
?"The Wall Street Journal"

?Robust and poignant.?
?"The Boston Globe"

?Generations of ballplayers?Curt Flood's children?have never honored him properly. . . . But with this fine book, Brad Snyder surely has.?
?"The New York Times Book Review"