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The only thing in anybody's mind now is to make baseball what the millions of fans throughout the United States want it to be

Kenesaw Mountain Landis
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Commissioner of Baseball

Casey Stengel just can't keep from being Casey Stengel.

On Stengel's thumbing his nose at Colonel Jacob Ruppert during a World Series game after an inside the park home run by Stengel

Kenesaw Mountain Landis
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Commissioner of Baseball

Mr. Foster, when you beat our teams, it gives us a black eye.

To Rube Foster, founder of the Negro National League

1923
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
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Commissioner of Baseball

Regardless of the verdict of juries, no player who throws a ballgame, no player who undertakes or promises to throw a game, no player who sits in conference with a bunch of crooked players and gamblers where the ways and means of throwing a ballgame is discussed, and does not promptly tell his club about it, will ever play professional baseball again.

After the eight players of the 1919 AL Champion Chicago White Sox involved in the "Black Sox" scandal were found innocent in the courtroom, announcing to members of the press that they were being banned from baseball

Kenesaw Mountain Landis
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Commissioner of Baseball
Contributed by: Lee Gibbs

Negroes are not barred from organized baseball by the commissioner and never have been during the twenty-one years I have served. If Durocher, or any other manager, or all of them, want to sign one, or twenty-five, Negro players, it is all right with me. It is the business of the managers and the club owners.

July 17, 1942
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Commissioner of Baseball

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