The Baseball Trust

Author: Stuart Banner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199974691
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In The Baseball Trust, legal historian Stuart Banner illuminates the series of court rulings that resulted in one of the most curious features of our legal system-baseball's exemption from antitrust law.

Baseball On Trial

Author: Nathaniel Grow
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252095995
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The book ultimately concludes that, despite the frequent criticism of the opinion, the Supreme Court's decision was consistent with the conditions and legal climate of the early twentieth century.

Baseball And Philosophy

Author: Eric Bronson
Publisher: Open Court Publishing
ISBN: 0812695569
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Eighteen philosophers opine on their favorite pastime, asking important questions such as why Zen Buddhism can help batters improve their swing, is winning more important than following the rules, and what can the Supreme Court learn from ...

In The Kingdom Of Coal

Author: Dan Rottenberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135951322
Size: 53.18 MB
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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

Smithsonian Baseball

Author: Stephen Wong
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061121215
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Original copy of the first written rules of modern baseball. One of the earliest known color advertising posters promoting the very first set of baseball cards, released in 1887. Scorecard from the inaugural World Series in 1903.

The Entertainment And Sports Lawyer

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For a detailed analysis of professional baseball's antitrust exemption, see Mark
Gould. "Fantasy Revisited: Baseballs Antitriisl Exemption Cels Hit by a Pitch, "The
Entertainment & Sports Lawyer, Vol. 11, No. 3, Fall 1993. at 11. ... United States
Trust Co. v. New Jersey. ... See also Pernell. supra note 7, at 565 (stating that "in
its forty-year-history, the NCAA has shown little ability or interest in this area").

The Bullpen Gospels

Author: Dirk Hayhurst
Publisher: Citadel
ISBN: 080653396X
Size: 70.36 MB
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This is a really enjoyable baseball read." --Bob Costas "Fascinating. . .a perspective that fans rarely see." --Trevor Hoffman, pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers "The Bullpen Gospels is a rollicking good bus ride of a book.

Baseball As A Road To God

Author: John Sexton
Publisher: Gotham Books
ISBN: 1592408648
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Describes how baseball appreciation can lead to a transcendental experience that borders on the spiritual and discusses the shared connection between the sport and religion and the path to enlightenment.