Curt Flood was a seven-time Gold Glove Award winner, a three-time All-Star, and a two-time World Series champion in additon to being a trailblazer for free agency in modern sports. Is all of that enough to make him a Hall of Famer? His family thinks so.
In this episode of "30 With Murti," Curt Flood, Jr. tells us about his family's campaign to have his father elected to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. And while free agency helps players earn hundreds of millions of dollars these days, Curt Jr. tells us in detail about what the fight for free agency did to his father and his family.
"This thing broke my dad," Flood Jr. says. "It eviscerated him."
For more on the Flood family's fight to honor the longtime St. Louis Cardinal, listen here to the latest "30 With Murti" podcast.