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We Would Have Played For Nothing In Fay Vincent's We Would Have Played for Nothing, players from the '50s and '60s, including ''Chairman of the Board'' Whitey Ford,...We Would Have Played For NothingNonfiction, Sports In Fay Vincent's We Would Have Played for Nothing, players from the '50s and '60s, including ''Chairman of the Board'' Whitey Ford,...2008-03-21Simon & Schuster
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We Would Have Played For Nothing

Genre: Nonfiction, Sports; Author: Fay Vincent; Publisher: Simon & Schuster

In Fay Vincent’s We Would Have Played for Nothing, players from the ’50s and ’60s, including ”Chairman of the Board” Whitey Ford, reminisce in the ex-MLB commish’s second oral history.

Dugout Banter
According to Robin Roberts, Phillies manager Ben Chapman told Dodger Jackie Robinson, ”Jackie, you’re one hell of a ballplayer, but you’re still a n—–.” Chapman was fired.

Final Score
We’re eager to see who suits up for volume 3. B+

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