We Americans are a peculiar people. We are for the underdog, no matter how much of a dog he is.
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|Birth:||14th July, 1898|
|Death:||15th June, 1991|
Albert Benjamin Happy Chandler, Sr. was a politician from the US state of Kentucky. He represented the state in the U.S. Senate and served as its 44th and 49th governor. Aside from his political positions, he also served as the second Commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1945 to 1951 and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982. In 1945, Chandler resigned his senate seat to succeed the late Kennesaw Mountain Landis as commissioner of baseball. Chandler died June 15, 1991, a month before his ninety-third birthday. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living former Kentucky governor. He was also the oldest person ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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