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, reminisce in… 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, reminisce in… 2008-04-01 Nonfiction Sports Simon & Schuster
Book Review

We Would Have Played for Nothing (2008)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Apr 01, 2008; Writer: Fay Vincent; Genres: Nonfiction, Sports; 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+

Originally posted Mar 21, 2008 Published in issue #984 Mar 28, 2008 Order article reprints
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