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I was leaving probably one of the greatest organizations in hte world at that time for what was probably one of the least like, and,…
Customary though it may be to write about that institutionalized pastime as though it existed apart from the general environment, my story does not lend…
All the grand work was laid for people who came after me. The Supreme Court decided not to give it to me, so they gave…
The baseball establishment is permissive about revelry.
If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport, you are a hated, ugly, detestable person.
I’d often wondered what would I do if I were ever traded, because it happened many, many times.
I’m a child of the sixties, I’m a man of the sixties. During that period of time this country was coming apart at the seams.…
It was so difficult for the fans to understand my problems with baseball.
Baseball regards us as sheep.
I was told by the general manager that a white player had received a higher raise than me. Because white people required more money to…
I’ll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice in every area of…
But I want you to know that what I’m doing here I’m doing as a ballplayer, a major league ballplayer.
And I’d be lying if I told you that as a black man in baseball I hadn’t gone through worse times than my teammates.
I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame.
Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the Cardinals was part of this growth, and so, of course, was my decision to have it…
I’m a human being I’m not a piece of property. I am not a consignment of goods.
Baseball was socially relevant, and so was my rebellion against it.
Remember when I told you about the American dream? That if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough and kicked yourself in the butt,…
People try to make a Greek tragedy of my life, and they can’t do it. I’m too happy.
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