Curt Flood Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Curt Flood Quotes and Sayings

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    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 it to two white guys. I think that's what they were waiting for. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    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. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    Baseball regards us as sheep. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    Baseball was socially relevant, and so was my rebellion against it. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    But I want you to know that what I'm doing here I'm doing as a ballplayer, a major league ballplayer. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    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 itself to such treatment. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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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, by God, this is America. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    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 live than black people. That is why I wasn't going to get a raise. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    I'd often wondered what would I do if I were ever traded, because it happened many, many times. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    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 my life. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    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. We were in Southeast Asia. Good men were dying for America and for the Constitution. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    I'm a human being I'm not a piece of property. I am not a consignment of goods. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport, you are a hated, ugly, detestable person. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    It was so difficult for the fans to understand my problems with baseball. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    People try to make a Greek tragedy of my life, and they can't do it. I'm too happy. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    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, you'd succeed? Well, I think I did, I think I did. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    The baseball establishment is permissive about revelry. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF
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    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 out in public with the owners of organized baseball. Curt Flood | Refcard PDF






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