by Bryan

“I don’t care if half the league strikes. Those who do will encounter quick retribution. All will be suspended, and I don’t care if it wrecks the league for 10 years. This is the United States of America, and one citizen has as much right to play as another.”

Ford Frick, per Joe Posnanski, on a potential Cardinals boycott of a game versus Jackie Robinson’s Dodgers in 1947.