“Frick*: Baseball’s Third Commissioner” with author John Carvalho
“Keep your temper. A decision made in anger is never sound.” -Ford Frick
Ford Frick is best known as the baseball commissioner who put the “asterisk” next to Roger Maris’s record.
But his tenure as commissioner carried the game through pivotal changes — television, continued integration, West Coast expansion and labor unrest. During those 14 years, and 17 more as National League president, he witnessed baseball history from the perspective of a man who began as a sportswriter.
Join John Carvalho for our intimate Clubhouse conversation on Thursday, December 15.
John Carvalho is an associate professor of journalism at Auburn University. He has written extensively on sports media history and frequently writes about current sports journalism issues.
Complimentary beer/whiskey for all ticket holders