He implied Landis was unfair to have banned eight players for life in the Black Sox case, especially since the criminal cases against them were thrown out.
Of Landis, he said "later it was felt (he) was clearly a member of the Ku Klux Klan." Jackie Robinson didn't break baseball's color barrier until 1947, 2½ years after Landis left baseball.
There has been no evidence that Landis was a Klan member.
"I don't know that he wasn't," Miller said after his speech. "The rumors were that he was."
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