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My Supreme Court Case: Flood V. Kuhn

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My Supreme Court Case was Flood vs. Kuhn. Here’s some background about the case. Curt

Flood was an outfielder on the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team during the 1969 season. Bowie

Kuhn was the Commissioner of Baseball at this time. At the end of the 1969 baseball season

Flood was traded without his knowledge. Flood had great career stats: a .293 hitter, three-

time all star, won the Gold Glove award seven consecutive years (1963-1969) and wining the

World Series in 1964 and 1967, both while playing with the Cardinals. Flood wanted to become

a free agent because he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. He didn’t want to go play there

because their fans were racist toward players at that time.

Before this case was presented to the
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