The Entertainment And Sports Lawyer

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J. Helyar, Lords of the Realm, The Real History of Baseball 480 (1994). Helyar
provides a dramatic ... Baseballs Antitrust Exemption: Can a Weak Commissioner
Protect the 'Best Interests of the Game '? Hearing Before the Suh- comm. on ...

In The Kingdom Of Coal

Author: Dan Rottenberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135951322
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Baseball, conversely, was merely a game, and its primary performers possessed
no useful talent other than a strange ability to run around a field throwing, hitting,
and catching baseballs. ... For this reason, since 1922 Congress had specifically
exempted Major League Baseball from the provisions of federal anti-trust laws. ...
For most of modern baseball history even the most celebrated and highly paid
baseball stars—Babe Ruth, say, or Ted Williams or Willie Mays—lacked the right

Mlr Monthly Labor Review

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The 2002 collective bargaining agreement between Major League Baseballs
owners and players may result in almost over 4 ... he modern history of collective
bargaining in baseball is replete with work stoppages. ... The U.S. Supreme Court
ruled against Flood in 1972, because its earlier 1922 precedent gave baseball
an exemption from the antitrust law. ... agreed with club owner Charles O. Finley
that $50,000, half of Hunter's 1974 salary, would be placed into an insurance