Cafardo, Nick. "Needy MLB Teams Line Up for Free Agents." BostonGlobe.com. N.p., 3 Nov. 2013. Web. 9 Feb. 2014. <http://www.bostonglobe.com
This is an article that was published in November of 2013. It gives a list of the free agents in baseball today and talks about the teams fighting to
get their first choice of players. I used this as a picture on my website.
"CNN/SI - Baseball MLB - Clinton signs Curt Flood Act",Wednesday October 28, 1998 12:07 AM. Web. 6 Feb. 2014. <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com
This was an article in Sports Illustrated published the day after President Bill Clinton signed the Curt Flood Act. I put the article on my website.
"Curt Flood." YouTube. YouTube, 2 Oct. 2009. Web. 1 Dec. 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es5CUZYCdZ0>.
This is a video interview with Curt Flood I watched. It gave me information from his point of view. I used this to help understand my topic.
Durso, Joseph. "Curt Flood Is Dead at 59; Outfielder Defied Baseball." The New York Times. The New York Times, 21 Jan. 1997. Web. 15 Jan. 2014.
This is the New York Times obituary for Curt Flood. It included a quote that I put on my website.
Flood, Curtis. The Way It Is. New York: Trident Press, 1971.
This book gave me information about his entire life. It talked about his baseball career and other parts of his life. I used this to help me
write the baseball section of my website.
"Free-agency Pioneer Curt Flood Dies At 59." Philly.com. N.p., 21 Jan. 1997. Web. 23 Jan. 2014. <http://articles.philly.com/1997-01-21/sports
This website has an obituary for Curt Flood. In it, there was a quote I used on my website.
Koppett, Leonard. "Baseball is Sued Under Trust Law; Flood, Traded by St, Louis Challenges Team's Right to 'Perpetual Service"."
New York Times [New York] 17 Jan. 1970: nytimes.com. Web. 29 Jan. 2014.
This was an article in the New York Times published the day after Curt Flood filed his lawsuit against Major League Baseball. I put
this article on my website.
Leggett, William. "Not Just a Flood, But a Deluge." Sports Illustrated 19 Aug. 1968: SI Vault. Web. 31 Jan. 2014.
This was an article in Sports Illustrated published before the Cardinals played in the 1968 World Series. I used quotes from the
article on my website.
"Letter to Bowie K. Kuhn, Commissioner of Baseball from Curtis C. Flood, 12/24/1969." Letter to Bowie K. Kuhn, Commissioner of Baseball from
Curtis C. Flood stating that he had the right to consider offers from other baseball clubs before signing a contract, 12/24/1969. N.p., n.d.
Web. 6 Feb. 2014.<http://research.archives.gov/description/278312 >.
This was Curt Flood’s letter to Bowie Kuhn asking that he not be traded to Philadelphia and that he be able to choose what team he played for.
I put this letter on my website.
"Letter to Curtis Flood from Bowie K. Kuhn, Commissioner of Baseball, 12/30/1969." Letter to Curtis Flood from Bowie K. Kuhn, Commissioner of
Baseball stating that Flood was bound by his contract and the agreement negotiated by the Players Association, 12/30/1969. Web. 20 Jan. 2014.
This letter was from Bowie Kuhn to Curt Flood saying that, because of the Reserve Clause, he didn’t have a choice about what team he went to. I
used this to understand the reserve clause better and put the letter on my website.
Mitchell, John. "Fellow Players Were His Biggest Fans." Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 28 Jan. 1997. Web. 5 Feb. 2014. <http://articles.latimes.com
This was an article published in the Los Angeles Times after Curt Flood’s death. I used quotes from it on my website.
National Archives and Records Administration. National Archives and Records Administration, Web. 22 Jan. 2014. <http://www.archives.gov/research/>.
This website has newspaper articles and pictures about Curt Flood. I used some of these pictures on my website.
Thomas, Jeremy. Personal interview. 31 Jan. 2014.
Jeremy Thomas is the current pitching coach at BYU. He spent time playing baseball in the Houston Astros organization. He was a primary source
on Free Agency in baseball today.
"U.S. Government Printing Office." U.S. Government Printing Office. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://www.gpo.gov/fdsy
This website has the 1998 Curt Flood Act document. I used it to learn about the Act and as a document on my website.
"Anderson Layman's Blog." : 4/15/12. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://andersonlayman.blogspot.com/2012_04_15_archive.html>.
This website has a picture of Curt Flood playing in the outfield during a baseball game. I used this picture on my website in a slideshow
of him playing baseball.
Barra, Allen. "How Curt Flood Changed Baseball and Killed His Career in the Process." The Atlantic. Atlantic Media Company, 12 July 2011.
Web. 19 Jan. 2014. <http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2011/07/how-curt-flood-changedbaseball-and-killed-his-career-
This website article has a picture of Curt Flood holding a baseball bat. I used this picture in a slideshow on my website.
Brown, Gene. The New York Times Book of Baseball History. New York: Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co, 1975. 244, 290, 303.
This book has newspaper articles about how Curt Flood lost the Supreme Court Case. I used this book to get a better understanding about
the ruling on the court case.
Clinton, William J.. "Curt Flood and Free Agency." The History Rat. R.T. Johnson, 21 Nov. 2011. Web. 1 Dec. 2013. <historyrat.wordpress.com/2011/01/17
This article told the connection between Curt Flood and free agency in baseball. I used this to help me learn about free agency.
"CrimLaw: US Supreme Court, The Right to Confront & What the Heck?!?." CrimLaw: US Supreme Court, The Right to Confront & What the Heck?!?. N.p.,
17 Dec. 2012. Web. 9 Feb. 2014. <http://crimlaw.blogspot.com/2012/12/us-supreme-court-right-to-confrontwhat.html>.
This blog has a picture of the US Supreme Court Building that I used as a link on my website.
"Curt Flood Challenges Baseball’s Reserve Clause | The Beachside Resident." The Beachside Resident RSS. Web. 20 Jan. 2014.
This website has a picture of Curt Floods batting stats for his entire career. I used this in a slideshow about his career on my website.
"Curt Flood challenges MLB reserve clause." History.com. A&E Television Networks, Web. 29 Nov. 2013. <http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history
This article told about the court case between Curt Flood and Major League Baseball. It helped me learn about why he would sue baseball.
"Curt Flood - Official Game Flash Website." Web. 3 Feb. 2014. <http:\\curtflood21.com/>.
This is the Official Curt Flood website. I used baseball stats and some of Curt’s Flood’s non-baseball pictures on my website.
"Curt Flood Single-Signed Baseball (JSA)." iCollectorcom Online Auctions Upcoming Auctions. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://www.icollector.com
This picture was a baseball signed by Curt Flood. It was used in his baseball career slideshow on my website.
Dickson, Paul. Baseball’s Greatest Quotations. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2008. 61, 179,495,507-508.
This book has quotes by Curt Flood and others who helped him and were against him. I used some of them on my website.
"FindLaw | Cases and Codes." FindLaw | Cases and Codes. Web. 3 Feb. 2014. <http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts
This website contains the official Supreme Court document from the Flood v Kuhn case. I put the document on my website.
"Hudlin Entertainment Forum." Curt Flood HBO Sports Biography Documentary. Web. 20 Jan. 2014.
This website has a picture of Curt Flood in his Cardinals uniform. I used this in a slideshow on my website.
Karst, Gene and Jones Jr, Martin J. Who’s Who in Professional Baseball. New Rochelle: Arlington House, 1973. 311-313.
This book has an overview about Curt Flood’s baseball career and fight for free agency. I used this to learn more about the reserve clause
and free agency.
"Listen to Audio." Internet Archive. Web. 11 Feb. 2014. <http://archive.org/details/TakeMeOutToTheBallgame>.
I used the song "Take Me Out To the Ballgame" on the Homepage of my website.
Okrent, Daniel and Lewine, Harris. The Ultimate Baseball Book. New York: The Hilltown Press, Inc., 1988. 291, 315-318.
This book has a picture of Curt Flood and a quote by Judge Cooper, who was the Supreme Court judge for the case.
Purdy, Dennis. The Team by Team Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball. New York: Worman Publishing, 2006. 930-931.
This book lists Curt Flood’s career stats with the St. Louis Cardinals. It also talks about the court case of Flood v. Kuhn.
Rappoport, Ken. Profiles in Sports Courage. Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 2006. 115-126.
This book talks about Curt Flood’s Major League struggles and accomplishments. I used this for the baseball career section of my website.
Ruck, Rob. Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game. Boston: Beacon Press, 2011. 182-220.
This book talks about Free Agency. Specifically, it talks about how salaries increased with Free Agency.
"Seward High School Baseball." Seward Baseball Practice. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://www2.connectseward.org/shs/students/students12
This site has a picture of a baseball diamond that I used in the background of my website.
Skipper, John C. A Biographical Dictionary of the Baseball Hall of Fame. London: McFarland, and Company, Inc., 2008. 176-177.
This book talks about Bowie Kuhn and his career as the Commissioner of Baseball and his side of the case with Curt Flood.
Spink, J.G. Taylor. Baseball Register: The Game’s Four Hundred. The Sporting News Pub. Co., 1960. 64.
This book has all of Curt Flood’s baseball stats for one season and his signature. I used this to learn more about his baseball career.
The Curious Case of Curt Flood. Greenburg, Ross, and Rick Bernstein. HBO. 13 July 2011. Television.
This was an HBO Documentary special on Curt Flood’s life and the Flood v Kuhn court case. I used quotes from his teammates on my website.
The Free Dictionary. Farlex, Web. 7 Feb. 2014. <http://www.thefreedictionary.com/reserve+clause>.
I used the definitions of ‘Reserve Clause’ and ‘Free Agent’ on my website.
“The History Rat." The History Rat. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. <http://historyrat.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/curt-flood-and-free-agency-the-
This website has a picture of Curt Flood’s baseball card. I used this picture in one of the slideshows on my website.
Ward, Geoffrey C. and Burns, Ken. Baseball: An Illustrated History. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1994. 24-65, 410-411.
This book talks about the creation of the Reserve Clause. It also has pictures of Curt Flood and his letter to Commissioner Kuhn.
Weiner, Evan. "newjerseynewsroom.com." newjerseynewsroom.com. N.p., 21 July 2011. Web. 7 Feb. 2014.<http://www.newjerseynewsroom.com
This was an article printed in 2011. It called for Curt Flood and Marvin Miller to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. I used a quote from the
article with Curt Flood reacting to the Supreme Court ruling on his case.
Will, George F. Bunts. New York: Scribner, 1998. 18, 276-279, 316.
This book talks about Curt Flood’s baseball career. I used it for the baseball career section of my website.
"William J. Clinton: Statement on Signing the Curt Flood Act of 1998." William J. Clinton: Statement on Signing the Curt Flood Act of 1998.
Web. 27 Oct. 1998. <http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=55156>.
This site has the official Statement from President Clinton on the signing of the Curt Flood Act. I put it on my website.