Here for the All Star Baseball Game, the Big Three of baseball confer on last minute details in Boston on July 6, 1936. Left to right: Ford Frick, President of the National League; Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, High Commissioner of Baseball; and William Harridge, President of the American League.
‘A dark past’: MVPs say time to pull Kenesaw Mountain Landis’ name off plaques
No Blacks played in the majors during his quarter-century tenure as commissioner of baseball.
By Ben Walker/The Associated Press
(New York) — Something still bothers Barry Larkin about his Most Valuable Player award.