lee kramer Sunday, 10/18/15 03:50:23 PM Re: MiamiGent post# 53858 Post # of 53906 Tom Yawkey was a racist. He paid his players what he chose. Curt Flood changed the game and gave up his career when he challenged the Reserve Clause. He won... The Iron Horse had a massive year for the Yankees. Massive! He came in and was told he'd have take take a $5,000 pay cut. He had no choice. It's a better game now.