5 quotes found searching on Position: 1st Commissioner of Baseball, 1920-1944
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
Casey Stengel just can't keep from being Casey Stengel.
Mr. Foster, when you beat our teams, it gives us a black eye.
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.
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.
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
1st Commissioner of Baseball, 1920-1944
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