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Bill Leonard discusses the history of baseball and baseball today

BROADCAST: Apr. 1, 1971 | DURATION: 00:56:03

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The game of baseball today is very different from when Bill Leonard was a young boy. Today, the last names of baseball players are on the backs of their uniforms. When Leonard was a boy, his father would tell him who was up to bat solely by the player's walk or his stance. The selling of players' contracts to other teams is when Leonard believes the business of baseball changed. The interview ends abruptly.