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Legal Bases : Baseball And The Law.

Author: Roger Abrams
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : |||
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If baseball is the heart of America, the legal process provides the sinews that hold it in place. It was the legal process that allowed William Hulbert to bring club owners together in a New York City hotel room in 1876 to form the National League, and ninety years later, it allowed Marvin Miller to change a management-funded fraternity of ballplayers into the strongest trade union in America. But how does  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Abrams, Roger.
Legal Bases : Baseball And The Law.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Abrams
ISBN: 9781566395991 1566395992
OCLC Number: 813218226
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1. A.G. Spalding and the Development of Baseball Professionalism; 2. Baseball's Salary System; 3. The Baseball Marketplace: Economics and Game Theory; 4. The Ballplayers, the Owners, the Agents, and the Union; 5. Roy Hobbs and the New York Knights: A Salary Negotiation; 6. Ty Cobb and Negotiation Hardball; 7. Salary Arbitration in Operation; 8. The Free Agency Auction; 9. Player Attitude and Disloyalty; 10. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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The game of baseball mirrors our history, identity, and culture. And, if baseball is the heart of America, the legal process provides the sinews that hold it in place. This work assembles an all-star  Read more...

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"Dean Abrams has been teaching both sports law and labor law for many years. He is the co-author of a major scholarly treatment of labor arbitration. Abrams is also the kind of writer who can relate Read more...

 
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