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Name:    Flood, Curt
Profession:  Athlete
Category:  Cultural Life
Born/Started:    1938
Died/Ended:    1997
Description:    Curt Flood was an All-Star center fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1960s. His refusal to be traded to Philadelphia was a major factor in changing salary structures of athletes and the development of free agency in major league baseball. Flood´s autobiography is titled, The Way It Is.

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