List of Oral History Interviews

The Oral History Committee has compiled a list of more than 500 interviews with ballplayers (Majors, Minors, Negro Leaguers, AAGBBL), executives, scouts, authors, writers, broadcasters and fans. Please visit oralhistory.sabr.org to listen to any interview in our collection. 

These tapes and transcripts are for research or informational purposes only. They may not be used for commercial purposes—in whole or in part—without the express written consent of the Society for American Baseball Research

Here is the list of interviews currently available:

 

Interviewee Date
Abrams, Cal  
Adams, Ace 1991-09-27
Adcock, Joe 1967
Agee, Tommie 1990-07-21
Alexander, Hugh 1991-11-29
Alston, Tom 1992-06-17
Altobelli, Joe 1984-02-09
Alusik, George 1993-02-07
Antonello, Bill 1992-08-10
Arroyo, Luis 1993-01-01
Ashburn, Richie 1981-02-20
Attanasio, Mark 2014-03-14
Auker, Elden 2000-06-22
Baer, Larry 2015-03-13
Bailey, Ed 1990-07-21
Bamberger, George 1991-06-21
Bamberger, George 1991-06-12
Barkley, John "Red" 1993-12-13
Barnes, Robert Avery "Lefty" 1991-12-18
Barnhart, Victor 2002-05-29
Barragan, Cuno 2003-09-11
Bauer, Hank 1991-06-26
Bauman, Bob 1988-04-01
Baumann, Frank 2008-02-25
Baumholtz, Frank 1990-09-22
Beard, Ted 1993-01-15
Belinsky, Bo 1993-06-05
Bell, Cool Papa  
Benge, Ray 1992-07-02
Berardino, John 1989-12-12
Berra, Yogi 2000-09-12
Berres, Ray 1996-03-08
Berres, Ray 1996-03-19
Bertoia, Reno  
Billingham, Jack 2002-03-18
Bird, Doug 2002-03-23
Blackburn, Ron  
Blanchard, Johnny  
Blefary, Curt 1992-07-10
Bloom, Barry 2016-07-30
Boras, Scott 2011-07-07
Bordagaray, Frenchy  
Boros, Steve 1991-10-07
Boudreau, Lou 1972-05-19
Bouton, Jim 1992-03-19
Bouton, Jim
1992-08-12
Bouton, Jim
(SABR 36 Seattle Pilots panel)
2006-06-30
Bowa, Larry 1990-07-22
Bowa, Larry 2013-08-02
Bowland, Art  
Boyd, Bob 1991-02-15
Bradley, Tom 2011-11-14
Brady, Jim  
Brancato, Albert 1972-12-21
Brannan, Charles Earl 2003-03-05
Brecheen, Harry 1992-10-26
Bressoud, Ed 2003-10-01
Broglio, Ernie 2002-04-17
Brosnan, Jim 1992-09-03
Brovia, Joe 1989-08-24
Brown, Bobby 1994-05-16
Brown, Bobby 1998-05-26
Brown, Hal 1991-07-29
Brown, Joe L. 1991
Brown, Tommy 1994-10-10
Bucher, Jim 1973-01-19
Buford, Don 1992-08-13
Bunning, Jim 1997-06-22
Burdette, Lew 1991-04-24
Burke, Ernest 2002-11-20
Cain, Bob 1994-11-21
Campbell, Jim 1992-11-17
Carbo, Bernie; Carty, Rico
Jenkins, Ferguson
1990-07-28
Carlin, Jim 1995-12-06
Carpenter, Bob 1991-12-06
Carroll, Paul 1991-05-22
Carroll, Tom 1991-12-30
Casale, Jerry 2003-05-27
Case, George 1974-06-04
Case, George 1972-12-06
Causey, Wayne  
Cavarretta, Phil 1990-07-21
Cedeno, Cesar 1990-07-21
Cey, Ron 1993-02-04
Chambers, Cliff 1992-05-25
Chozen, Harry  
Christenson, Larry; Perez, Tony;
Tekulve, Kent; Schmidt, Mike; McGraw, Tug
1993
Church, Bubba 1995-12-05
Cicero, Joe  
Cihocki, Al 1973-02-15
Clark, Allie 1992-07-10
Clark, Bill 2002-06-28
Clark, Otey 2003-09-24
Clarke, Horace 1991-07-26
Clendenon, Donn  
Cleveland, Reggie 1990-08-04
Cochrane, Mary
(wife of Mickey)
1994-03-21
Coleman, Gordy 1992-06-12
Coleman, Jerry 1988-05-10
Conde, Ramon "Guito" 1992-08-07
Conkwright, Allen "Red" 1990-09-01
Connolly, Joe and Edward
2001-07-21
Consolo, Billy  
Cooney, Jimmy 1988
Corbett, Gene 2000-09-19
Cuccinello, Tony 1991-06-12
Cuellar, Bobby 2008-08-20
Davenport, Jim 2003-10-01
Davids, Yvonne 2002-03-07
DeJesus, William 1998-04-27
Demaestri, Joe 2003-04-11
Demaestri, Joe 2002-02-09
DeMerit, John  
Demeter, Steve 1991-11-07
Derrington, Jim  
Desautels, Gene  
Detweiler, Bob 1999-06-11
Devine, Bing 1987-12-09
Diering, Chuck 1989-12-06
Dierker, Larry 2014-08-01
DiMaggio, Joe 1980-02-07
Ditmar, Art 1992-07-10
Dobson, Chuck 2013-07-31
Doby, Larry 1994-02-18
Doby, Larry 2000-04-13
Drabowsky, Moe 1992-08-13
Dravecky, Dave 2002-05-20
Duliba, Bob 2012-11-30
Dunlap, Grant 2000-10-23
Durham, Joe 2003-04-24
Dybdal, Chuck 2016-07-02
Dykes, Jimmy 1972-12-27
Edwards, Johnny 1990-07-21
Eisenstat, Harry 1992-06-22
Embree, Red  
Emmerich, Slim 1973-01-05
Ennis, Del 1974-06-20
Erskine, Carl 1987-05-08
Escalera, Nino 1993-02-01
Estelle, Dick 1993-10-26
Eyrich, George 1973-01-13
Falk, Bibb 1988-04-01
Fennar, Al 1991-11-03
Ferrarse, Don 1991-02-19
Ferrick, Tom 1974-06-18
Ferrick, Tom 1992-11-15
Fields, Wilmer 2003-05-30
Figueroa, Ed 1991-02-26
Fisher, George "Showboat" 1992-05-11
Fleming, Bill 1996-02-05
Fletcher, Elbie 1992-03-17
Flood, Curt 1992-08-09
Foytack, Paul 1991-02-06
Freese, Gene; Erskine, Carl
1990-07-21
Freitas, Tony  
French, Jim 1991-12-10
Frey, Lonny 1991-08-27
Friend, Bob 1992-08-15
Friend, Bob 2012-03-06
Galehouse, Denny; Pope, Dave;
Heaton, Chuck; Shuba, George
1995-09-16
Galehouse, Denny 1991-11-09
Gallagher, Bob 2001-11-13
Garbey, Barbaro 2003-03-10
Garr, Ralph 2016-12-29
Garver, Ned 1990-07-18
Garver, Ned 1997-06-22
Gentile, Jim 1991-11-01
Gettel, Allen 1972-12-02
Gibbs, Jake 1991-07-26
Gibson, Russ 1992-08-04
Gibson, Sam  
Giel, Paul 1991-02-05
Gilbert, Bill 2002-12-19
Giles, Warren 1974
Gill, Edward 1986-11-26
Gionfriddo, Al  
Gleeson, Jim 1995-02-20
Goldberg, Herman 1988
Gomez, Preston 1973-07-15
Gonder, Jesse 2002-04-03
Gotay, Julio 1998-04-01
Grant, Jim "Mudcat" 1991-02-12
Gray, Pete 1989-04-01
Greengrass, Jim 1991-01-23
Greif, Bill 2011-10-17
Grimm, Charlie 1982-06-14
Grissom, Marv 1996-06-21
Groskloss, Howard 1991-12-30
Gross, Greg 1980-02-14
Gutteridge, Don 1994-12-07
Gutteridge, Don 1995-02-19
Haddix, Harvey 1987-07-03
Hall, Derrick 2016-03-11
Hall, Dick 1999-11-22
Hall, Dick 1992-08-20
Hall, Irv 1973-02-17
Haller, Tom 1991-07-08
Hamilton, Steve 1989-11-16
Hamilton, Steve 1992-08-27
Hannan, Jim 2011-09-10
Hansen, Ron 1992-07-10
Harder, Mel 1996-07-02
Harder, Mel 1992-11-15
Harder, Mel 1982-06-14
Hargan, Steve 2011-09-13
Hargrove, Mike 1990-07-28
Harris, Gail 1991-01-10
Harris, Luman;
Kurowski, Whitey
1972-06-11
Hart, Jim Ray  
Hassett, Buddy  
Hassett, Buddy 1991-12-01
Hayworth, Ray 1997-04-10
Heller, Dick 2004-03-02
Hemond, Roland 2012-06-30
Hemond, Roland 2012-06-27
Henrich, Tommy 1991-07-26
Henrich, Tommy 1999-06-26
Herbert, Raymond 1992-03-19
Hermanski, Gene 1992-09-15
Hermanski, Gene 1973-02-27
Hernandez, Rudy 1991-11-13
Herring, Art 1993-01-14
Himsl, Vedie 1992-11-10
Hinton, Chuck 2001-02-06
Hitchcock, Billy 1991-07-22
Hodgin, Ralph 1993-05-11
Hoerner, Joe 1991-08-10
Hoff, Chet 1993-08-14
Hoff, Chet 1990-12-15
Hogsett, Chief 1990-05-29
Houk, Ralph 1990-10-26
Hubbell, Carl 1982-06-15
Hudlin, Willis 1982-06-23
Hudson, Sid 1993-12-13
Hudson, Sid 1991-09-06
Hughes, Roy 1981-06-28
Humphreys, Bob 1993-03-11
Hunter, Billy 1992-02-17
Hunter, Billy 2003-04-28
Irvin, Monte  
Irvin, Monte 2002-03-13
Jackson, Randy 1990-08-18
Jackson, Travis 1982-06-22
James, Bill 2013-03-08
Jensen, Forest "Woody" 1994-12-05
Jester, Virgil 1991-02-20
Jester, Virgil 2001-08-25
Johnson, Bob 1989-12-18
Johnson, Connie 1990-02-02
Johnson, Deron 1991-12-09
Johnson, Don 1992-06-01
Johnson, Don 2012-04-26
Johnson, Ken 1994-12-05
Johnson, Si 1992-03-12
Jones, Gordon 1992-06-16
Joost, Eddie 2002-09-02
Kachline, Cliff 1996-01-26
Kaiser, Don  
Kasten, Stan 2013-03-08
Keegan, Bob 1990-05-17
Kell, George 2001-09-19
Keller, Charlie 1973-02-10
Kelly, Tom 1996
Kempner, Aviva 2001-07-10
Kenny, Brian 2013-03-07
Kerble, Sherman 2003-11-20
Kilbane, Ed 1992-10-22
Killebrew, Harmon 2002-02-21
Kindall, Jerry 2003-02-18
Kiner, Ralph 2002-06-24
King, Jim 1991-05-01
Kittle, Hub 1991-04-03
Klippstein, John 1991-09-09
Klopp, Stan 1973-01-13
Klumpp, Elmer 1996-05-14
Knerr, Lou 1972-12-26
Koosman, Jerry 1990-07-22
Koppett, Leonard 1992-06-06
Kress, Chuck 2010-06-24
Kretlow, Lou 1991-11-14
Kucks, Johnny 1993-09-08
Kuczynski, Bert 1973-02-03
Kuhn, Bowie 1992-11-16
Kurowski, Whitey 1972-04-26
La Russa, Tony 2015-03-13
Lacy, Sam 2000-05-15
LaFrancois, Roger 2001-11-25
Lancellotti, Rick 2001-07-25
Landrith, Hobie 2003-11-10
Langford, Sam 1992-09-12
Law, Vernon 2011-08-29
Leavy, Jane 2001-03-14
LeBost, Hank 1991-11-27
Lemaster, Denny 1992-05-14
Lemon, Bob 1990-07-28
Lenhardt, Donald 1990-12-13
Leonard, Dutch 1982-07-17
Lipon, John 1992-01-30
Livengood, Wesley  
Locke, Ron 2001-05-26
Locker, Bob 1992-06-16
Lockman, Whitey 1973-05-18
Lohrman, Bill 1992-03-27
Lomasney, Steve 2001-10-19
Long, Dale  
Lopat, Ed 1973-07-07
Lopata, Stan 1994-03-22
Lopez, Al 1996
Lopez, Al 1985-01-10
Lopez, Hector 1992-04-21
Lowry, Sam 1981-06-28
Lucas, Red 1984-09-01
Lucier, Lou 2001-04-12
Lund, Don 1989-08-22
Lund, Don; Diering, Chuck;
Williams, Dave
 
Lupien, Tony 1979-08-23
Lupton, Keith 1992-02-27
Lynn, Fred 1993-02-03
Lyttle, Jim 1994-12-12
MacPhail, Lee 1992-02-20
Maier, Bob 1973-02-14
Mallette, Mal 1999-03-12
Maloney, George 1991-02-20
Mantilla, Felix 2001-08-28
Mapes, Cliff; Henrich, Tom;
Silvera, Charlie
1990-09-15
Marion, Marty 1985-05-10
Marsh, Freddie 2001-06-11
Marshall, Willard  
Martin, Ray 2001-04-09
Martyn, Bob 1992-07-08
Mason, Henry Bow 2001-03-11
Masterson, Walt  
Masterson, Walt 1990-03-21
May, Pinky 1990-03-19
Mayo, Eddie 1973-07-11
McCarthy, Brandon 2012-03-15
McCarver, Tim 1992-08-11
McConnell, Bob 2011-07-28
McCormick, Frank 1973-05-12
McCormick, Mike  
McDaniel, Von  
McDougald, Gil 1994-01-24
McKennan, Art 1994-07-14
McLish, Cal 1973-07-26
McMullen, Ken 2002-03-16
McNamara, Tim 1992-01-11
McQuinn, George 1973-07-14
Mele, Sam  
Melendez, Luis 1996-06-23
Melton, Cliff 1973-02-17
Menchine, Ron 1989-11-18
Menendez, Danny 1991-05-22
Merson, Jack 1998-09-18
Merullo, Lennie 1994-11-10
Metheny, Arthur "Bud" 1979-10-03
Miksis, Eddie 1972-11-13
Miksis, Eddie 1992-03-11
Miller, Jon 1998-06-26
Miller, Marvin 2004-03-26
Millies, Walter 1992-02-13
Mitchell, Joe 2001-09-03
Moeller, Joe 2016-08-16
Monday, Rick 1989-05-09
Montague, Ed  
Montgomery, David 2013-08-01
Moore, Jo-Jo 1982-06-21
Moore, Terry 1982-07-18
Morganweck, Hank 1993-10-12
Moses, Wally 1991-07-06
Moskowitz, Freddy 1994-11-13
Mueller, Don 1987-05-05
Mueller, Ray 1973-02-07
Mullin, Pat 1992-08-25
Mullin, Pat 1990-01-31
Muncrief, Bob 1993-06-12
Murtaugh, Danny 1972-12-06
Napp, Larry 1991-01-11
Napp, Larry 1991-05-25
Naragon, Hal 1995-01-09
Navarro, Julio 1998-03-30
Nenezich, Johnny 1991-03-26
Nesseth, Frank 2002-07-23
Nicholson, Bill  
Niekro, Phil 2010-08-13
Nixon, Willard 1991-06-05
Nuxhall, Joe 1972-06-02
Nuxhall, Joe 1985-12-16
O'Brien, Johnny 1991-03-05
O'Neil, Buck 1996-06-26
O'Neil, Buck 2000-08-22
Ogle, Jim 1992-03-06
Olmo, Luis 1992-08-06
Osgood, Charlie 2001-04-09
Osteen, Claude 2011-08-29
Ozark, Danny  
Ozark, Danny 1992-01-10
Page, Mitchell 2002-02-12
Pagliaroni, Jim 1992-01-21
Palm, Mike 2000-10-14
Pappas, Milt 1992-08-28
Parnell, Mel  
Parnell, Mel  
Paul, Gabe 1993-05-11
Pavletich, Don 1991-12-16
Pepitone, Joe 1991-07-06
Perkins, Cecil 2001-12-31
Pesky, Johnny 1992-01-31
Philley, Dave 1992-01-21
Phillips, Jack 1983-07-01
Pierce, Billy 1992-02-24
Pillette, Duane 1992-01-14
Porter, J.W.  
Posada, Jorge 1996-05-19
Povich, Shirley 1989-11-18
Powell, Boog 2010-05-18
Power, Vic 1991-11-21
Pressnel, Forrest "Tot" 1992-07-03
Pressnel, Forrest "Tot" 1993-02-19
Pritchard, Buddy 1991-12-11
Pyburn, Jim 1991-09-18
Qualters, Tom  
Radatz, Dick 1992-03-12
Radcliffe, Ted 2002-07-05
Raymond, Tubby 1981-01-20
Renna, Bill 2003-12-10
Renna, Bill 1989-11-16
Reynolds, Allie 1992-07-10
Rhodes, Dusty 2003-05-20
Ricketts, Tom 2012-03-16
Ritchie, Jay 2013-09-23
Ritter, Lawrence 2002-05-31
Rivera, Florencio 1993-01-29
Rivera, German 1992-08-11
Rizzuto, Phil 1993-06-12
Roach, Melvin 1992-11-05
Robinson, Brooks 2003-05-06
Robinson, Brooks 2002-01-15
Robinson, Frank 2004-10-01
Rodgers, Buck  
Roebuck, Ed  
Rojek, Stan  
Romano, John 1996-02-07
Rooker, Jim 1992-08-15
Roselli, Bob 2003-10-01
Rosenberg, Bob 2016-06-26
Rosenthal, Harold 1993-05-21
Rubeling, Al 1973-01-20
Rush, Bob 1994-03-23
Ryan, Connie 1973-07-10
Ryan, Reid 2014-07-31
Ryan, Terry 2012-06-29
Sabo, Alex 1993-10-04
Sams, Tony 1988
Sanicki, Ed 1993-08-20
Santiago, Jose 1991-11-19
Savage, Ted 1987-07-22
Savransky, Moe 2001-06-14
Scheib, Carl 1990-03-19
Scherman, Fred 1991-09-06
Schlesinger, Bill 2003-07-23
Schmidt, Kermit 1993-02-01
Schnell, Karl 1991-12-11
Schoendienst, Red 1987-12-12
Schofield, Dick 1991-08-12
Schuerholz, John 2010-08-07
Schuman, Harry 1973-01-06
Seminick, Andy 1973-08-25
Senerchia, Sonny 1993-11-22
Sepkowski, Ted 1999-03-29
Sewell, Joe 1982-06-26
Sewell, Luke 1982-07-10
Sexauer, Elmer 2001-02-10
Shantz, Bobby 1991-08-16
Shapiro, Mark 2012-03-17
Shapiro, Ron 2001-04-19
Sherry, Larry 1994-06-01
Shetrone, Barry 1992-08-10
Shirley, Alvis "Tex"  
Shoals, Leo "Muscle"  
Silvera, Charlie 2003-11-05
Sisler, Dave 2008-03-05
Sisler, Dick 1992-06-29
Skaff, Frank 1973-01-20
Sleater, Lou 2000-11-01
Small, Jim 1991-04-01
Smith, Hal 2011-02-07
Smith, Shawn 2002-04-19
Snider, Duke 1984-02-09
Snider, Duke 2002-03-12
Snyder, Cory 1990-03-26
Solomon, Joseph 1987-12-23
Souchock, Bud  
Souchock, Bud 1991-01-02
Sowada, Ernie  
Spahn, Warren 2001-05-08
Spencer, Daryl 1994-12-06
Spencer, Daryl  
Spring, Jack 1991-01-16
St. Peter, Dave 2012-06-28
Staley, Gerald 1990-12-17
Staller, George 1973-02-14
Stanhouse, Don 1990-07-21
Steiner, Ben 1973-04-14
Stephenson, Riggs  
Stevens, Bobby 1999-08-16
Strickland, George 1993-03-22
Sturdivant, Tom  
Sukeforth, Clyde 1994-12-06
Sullivan, Billy 1980-01-04
Sullivan, Russ 2000-09-01
Taylor, Ron 1991-06-14
Tebbetts, Birdie 1992-09-02
Terwilliger, Wayne 1991-12-05
Thiel, Bert 2002-03-29
Thomas, Carolyn
(Walter Johnson's daughter)
2003-02-04
Thomas, Frank 1990-07-21
Thompson, Junior 1994-03-22
Thompson, Junior 1989-08-19
Thomson, Bobby 1993-09-26
Tietje, Les  
Tighe, Jack 1991-08-02
Torre, Joe 1992-09-05
Travis, Cecil 1991-12-29
Tremper, Overton 1992-10-08
Tresh, Tom  
Trittipoe, Ben 2016-10-10
Trucks, Virgil 2011-09-19
Tufts, Bob 2002-04-18
Turk, Dr. Lucas 1991-02-03
Turley, Bob 1992-01-28
Turley, Bob 1989-11-10
Turley, Bob 2002-03-23
Turley, Bob 2003-02-03
Uhle, George 1982-07-09
Valentine, Fred 2000-12-20
Valo, Elmer 1990-06-25
Vandenburg, "Hy" 1993-10-16
Vander Meer, Johnny 1990-12-13
Vander Meer, Johnny 1985-01-10
Vargas, Roberto 1992-08-08
Varney, Pete 2000-11-14
Verhoeven, John  
Vernon, Mickey 1972-11-29
Vincent, Al 1992-11-17
Vincent, David 2011-10-03
Virdon, Bill 1988-04-17
Wagner, Hal 1973-02-12
Walczak, Ed 1973-04-13
Walker, Dixie 1973-08-25
Walker, Harry 1972-06-07
Walker, Jerry 1991-11-02
Walker, Pete 2008-06-10
Walker, Shon  
Walkup, Jim 1993-05-29
Walters, Bucky 1973-01-27
Weaver, Earl 1990-07-03
Weaver, Earl 1991-04-01
Weaver, Monte 1991-09-12
Welaj, John 1992-07-02
Wentzel, Stan 1973-01-13
Werber, Bill 1994-02-10
Werber, Bill 1988-10-24
Wight, Bill 2003-09-11
Williams, Davey 1989-11-30
Williams, Ted 1983-02-10
Williams, Woody 1986
Wilson, Jack 1991-09-23
Wine, Bobby 1992-08-11
Wise, Rick 1992-08-13
Witek, Mickey 1973-02-15
Womack, Dooley 1991-10-07
Wood, Jake 1993-11-05
Woodling, Gene 1991-07-06
Wright, Ed  
Wright, Glenn 1982-05-06
Wyatt, Whit 1991-03-24
Yewcic, Thomas 1994-05-04
Yost, Eddie 1989-08-23
Youse, Walter 1998-11-12
Zabala, Adrian 1994-06-03
Zarilla, Al 1992-04-22
Zinn, Jimmy 1989-10-07

 

Updated on 3/31/2018