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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
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.


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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