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The baseball trust : a history of baseball's antitrust exemption

Author: Stuart Banner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The impact of antitrust law on sports is in the news all the time, especially when there is labour conflict between players and owners, or when a team wants to move to a new city. And if the majority of Americans have only the vaguest sense of what antitrust law is, most know one thing about it - that baseball is exempt. This book illuminates the series of court rulings that resulted in one of the most curious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Banner
ISBN: 0199930295 9780199930296 9781299456938 1299456936 0190254572 9780190254575 0199930309 9780199930302
OCLC Number: 841216091
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Reserve Clause ; 2. The Baseball Trust ; 3. The Supreme Court Steps In ; 4. The Birth of the Antitrust Exemption ; 5. Baseball Becomes Unique ; 6. A Political Football ; 7. Three Months of State Antitrust Law ; 8. The Curt Flood Case ; 9. The End of the Reserve Clause ; 10. A Shrunken Exemption
Responsibility: Stuart Banner.

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The Baseball Trust is about the origins and persistence of baseball's strange exemption from antitrust law. Told through a frequently riveting and always entertaining history of America's pastime,  Read more...

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The Baseball Trust is impeccably researched and a valuable history of the politics, law and business of professional sports * Peter Catapano, City University of New York * This well-researched, Read more...

 
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