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  • [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #1]

    [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #1]

    Raw footage of an interview with former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn (1926-2007), shot for the 1986 television special “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #2]

    [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #2]

    This tape contains the continuation of an interview with former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn (1926-2007), shot for the 1986 television special “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #3]

    [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #3]

    This tape contains the continuation of an interview with former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn (1926-2007), shot for the 1986 television special “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #4]

    [Once a Star raw: Bowie Kuhn in NYC #4]

    This tape features the continuation of an interview with former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn (1926-2007), shot for the 1986 television special “Once A Star.” Continue reading

  • Bowie Kuhn in NYC #5

    Bowie Kuhn in NYC #5

    00:00 Bars and tone, with some background conversation. 01:10 Former baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn talks about night games, specifically the World Series, and “what is best for baseball.” He says local fans in Chicago don’t like it, but national fans should have a chance to see the World Series. 03:00 Tom Weinberg challenges Kuhn, asking what he means by “what’s best for baseball” and who gets to make that call. Kuhn says you need to look at a wide range … Continue reading

  • Bowie Kuhn in NYC #6

    Bowie Kuhn in NYC #6

    00:00 The continuation of an interview with former baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn. 00:30 Kuhn discusses the question “What is the future of Wrigley Field?” The Cubs have been resistant to installing lights and playing night games. Kuhn discusses the possibility of building a second park, but does not think it’s very likely. 02:36 Tom Weinberg suggests that baseball has gotten more “plastic.” Kuhn disagrees. He thinks the game itself is still very natural, even if there are more players in … Continue reading

  • Once A Star #2

    Once A Star #2

    The second of two hour-long programs profiling former professional athletes. The show focuses on these athletes’ lives after retiring from sports, with archival footage sprinkled throughout. We get an in-depth look at these personalities, while also indirectly getting a sense of the difference between professional sports of the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s versus today: virtually all of the athletes work for a living. This program includes segments on Former Chicago Bears Doug Atkins and Bill Wade;  pioneer female jockey Robyn Smith; hockey’s Dennis and Bobby Hull; pool hustler and oddball raconteur Minnesota Fats; baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn; and former world heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson. Continue reading

 
 
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