Curt Flood:
Dred Scott in Spikes

Chapter 1971

There were new faces on the team in 1971. Roster changes were inevitable and the future was uncertain. So the Senators’ marketing department elected to go with a rather generic collection of players on the program cover illustration. The player top left may have been a nod to newcomer Curt Flood, His tenure with the team lasted less than a month, but the program cover was in play from Opening Day until the team’s chaotic finale in Washington on September 30, 1971.

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