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Legal decisions that shaped modern baseball

Author: Patrick K Thornton
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work takes a look at the cases that have had a significant influence on the game of baseball, such as Flood v. Kuhn and Garvey v. MLB, which either made it to the U.S. Supreme Court or brought up major legal issues in baseball. For each case, the historical and legal significance of the decision is discussed"--
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick K Thornton
ISBN: 9780786437801 0786437804
OCLC Number: 692291493
Description: viii, 332 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Popov v. Hayashi : the legal battle over the Barry Bonds 73rd home run ball --
Metropolitan Exhibition Company v. Ward : baseball's first significant legal case --
Philadelphia Ball Club v. Lajoie : Napoleon Lajoie bolts to the American League --
O'Connor v. St. Louis American League Baseball Co. : the legendary dispute over the 1910 American League batting title --
People v. Cicotte : the Black Sox and baseball's most famous trial --
Rose v. Giamatti : the all-time hit leader is banned from the game --
The arbitration case of John Rocker : John Rocker speaks his mind about race relations --
New York State Division of Human Rights v. New York-Pennsylvania Professional Baseball League --
Postema v. National League of Professional Baseball Clubs : Bernice Gera and Pam Postema try to break baseball's glass ceiling --
Flood v. Kuhn : Curt Flood takes his challenge over baseball's reserve clause to the U.S. Supreme Court --
Andy Messersmith/Dave McNally arbitration case : players win their freedom in arbitration --
Baseball's collusion cases : free agents take on the owners --
Schentzel v. Philadelphia Baseball Club : Benejam v. Detroit Tigers, Inc : a day at the ballpark isn't always a can of corn --
C.B.C. Distribution and Marketing v. Major League Baseball Advanced Media : baseball's battle for the box score : a constitutional question --
The arbitration case of Steve Howe : testing baseball's patience.
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"This work takes a look at the cases that have had a significant influence on the game of baseball, such as Flood v. Kuhn and Garvey v. MLB, which either made it to the U.S. Supreme Court or brought up major legal issues in baseball. For each case, the historical and legal significance of the decision is discussed"--

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