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"The Curt Flood Foundation, founded by the late player whose challenge of baseball’s reserve system helped create free agency, has recently formed a partnership with Baseball For All, which empowers and supports girls who want to play baseball. Kudos to both organizations for their commitment and cooperative spirit." -Ken Davidoff, Baseball Columnist, NY Post


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50 years after his letter changed baseball forever, Curt Flood's sacrifice still resonates.  By Gabe Lacques | USA TODAY - Dec. 24, 2019

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Baseball’s Hall of Fame cannot be complete without Curt Flood - The Washington Post, By Kevin B. Blackistone

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‘I WANT MY FATHER IN THE HALL OF FAME’: CURT FLOOD’S HEROIC LEGACY

No one sacrificed as much as Flood so future major leaguers could benefit

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Flood's children push his legacy forward - Cardinals to induct former outfielder into their Hall of Fame

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Listen to the The D Lew Show Episode - Curt Flood Jr. Continues Push to Get Dad into Cooperstown on iHeartRadio | 
"Hopefully, the iconic players and the superstar players will recognize that their great fortune has roots.

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Relatively Speaking - Curt Flood Jr Part 1: Curt Flood Jr. lived through a different side of his father’s legacy. From love, to sadness, to resentment, to peace, Flood Jr. tells us the story of his father from the point of view of a son of a controversial black superstar through the 60s and 70s.



Forgotten by baseball, ignored by the Hall of Fame, Flood Jr. tells us his quest to get his dad enshrined and honored by Major League Baseball for the heroic stamp he left on the game – even if he’d rather his father have had a normal job, so he could have been at home.

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Relatively Speaking - Curt Flood Jr Part 2  

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"His rebellious act led to free agency in sports. Now, Curt Flood's children want him in the Hall of Fame"
By Ray Sanchez, CNN
Sun December 29, 2019

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"'30 With Murti': Curt Flood Jr. Talks About His Father's Fight For Free Agency, Hall Of Fame Case"

SWEENY MURTI
FEBRUARY 06, 2020


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From Idea to Reality: The Evolution of Curt Flood Foundation®

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1-on-1 with Curt Flood Foundation® CEO

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Curt Flood fought MLB’s indentured servitude policy — and racism right in his native Bay Area

“In the history of man, there’s no other profession except slavery where one man is tied to one owner for the rest of his life,” Flood said then. “Me as a Black man, I’m probably a lot more sensitive to the rights of other people because I have been denied these rights.”
https://www.mercurynews.com/curt-flood-fought-for-free-agency-and-against-racism-but-who-remembers

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