Curt Flood


Born: 1/18/1938 in Houston, Texas, USA
Died: 1/20/1997
Age: 59
Cause of death: pneumonia

Full name: Curtis Charles Flood
Noted For: outfielder, Cincinatti Reds (1956-57), St. Louis Cardinals (1958-69), Washington Senators (1971). Sued the commissioner of baseball in 1970, resulting in significant changes in player contracts; namely free agency and salary arbitration.

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