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Jackie Sullivan, former player and manager for the Lubbock Hubbers, speaks of his years in baseball

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jackie Sullivan

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 08, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Steven Gamble

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal history, Baseball playing and managing career, Rosenthal Field in Lubbock, Texas (1946), Capacity, Facilities, Rivalries, Lubbock and Lamesa, Texas, Affiliation with major leagues, Salaries, Spring training, Players advancing to major leagues, Lubbock team (1947), Team-community relations, Baseball as means of entertainment, Minorities, "Black Hubbers", Lubbock team (1948), Problems as manager, Training rules, Royce "Rooster" Mills, Cuban team, Weather conditions, West Texas-New Mexico League Players’ Association, Advertising, Radio coverage, Newspaper coverage, Editorials, Owners of local teams, Relationship with owners, Financial situations, Rosenthal Field, Finances, Reasons for baseball leaving Lubbock (1956), Colorful players, Anecdote about getting thrown out of games as manager, Umpires, Travel to games, Team bus.

Tape 1, Side 2: Traveling to games (continued), Former players, League presidents, Salary hold-outs, Responsibilities of manager, Authority to trade players, Authority to determine salaries, Concessions, Sled Allen, Wrestling, Various people affiliated with baseball in area, Membership in league, Eight teams, Fans, Bobby Layne, Harmony on team.

Range Dates: 1946-1956

Bulk Dates: 1946-1956

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