This biography of Curt Flood is well written and unbelievably meticulously researched. Brad Snyder is a lawyer by trade and it shows in his preparation and delivery. In fact, if there is one bad thing about this book its that it is a bit heavy on the court room jargon and procedures.
Nonetheless, I highly recommend it. Im assuming that everybody who is reading this is aware, to some extent, of Floods story. If you are not, shame on you (and heres a breif synopsis)
Flood became a baseball outcast following a stellar career with the Cardinals that saw the Redbirds win a pair of World Series with Flood in CF. Following the 1969 season, Flood was traded to the lowly Philadelphia Phillies and decided that he didnt want to play in Philly. Instead he chose to retire and legally challenge the...
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