RICHARD J. DALEY
former Chicago mayor
One of the most controversial mayors in U.S. history, Richard J. Daley ran Chicago politics for 21 years. … On Feb. 14, 1970, the “Home Opener Riot” at Wrigley Field was a direct result of Daley’s handling of the Chicago Seven trial and protests. The riot during the Cubs’ opener launched surveillance firsts in sports.
Much more is in Chapter 51 of Weaponized Baseball.
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