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Legal decisions that shaped modern baseball / Patrick K. Thornton
PRINT PRINT | McFarland | c2012
Available at WMS STACKS (Call number: KF3989.A52 T46 2012)
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viii, 332 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-330) and index
"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"-- Provided by publisher
Table of Contents
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1 Acknowledgments vi
1 Preface 1
1. 1 Popov v. Hayashi 5
1 Legal Battle Over the Barry Bonds 73rd Home Run Ball
2. 1 Metropolitan Exhibition Company v. Ward 21
1 Baseball's First Significant Legal Case
3. 1 Philadelphia Ball Club v. Lajoie 41
1 Napoleon Lajoie Bolts to the American League
4. 1 O'Connor v. St. Louis American League Baseball Co. 59
1 Legendary Dispute Over the 1910 American League
1 Batting Title
5. 1 People v. Cicotte 77
1 Black Sox and Baseball's Most Famous Trial
6. 1 Rose v. Giamatti 109
1 All-Time Hit Leader Is Banned from the Game
7. 1 Arbitration Case of John Rocker 126
1 John Rocker Speaks His Mind About Race Relations
8. 1 New York State Division of Human Rights v. New York-
1 Pennsylvania Professional Baseball League Postema v. National League of Professional Baseball Clubs 140
1 Bernice Gera and Pam Postema Try to Break Baseball's Glass Ceiling
9. 1 Flood v. Kuhn 158
1 Curt Flood Takes His Challenge Over Baseball's Reserve Clause to the U.S. Supreme Court 178
10. 1 Andy Messersmith/Dave McNally Arbitration Case
1 Players Win Their Freedom in Arbitration
11. 1 Baseball's Collusion Cases 194
1 Free Agents Take On the Owners
12. 1 Schentzel v. Philadelphia Baseball Club
1 Benejam v. Detroit Tigers, Inc. 217
1 Day at the Ballpark Isn't Always a Can of Corn
13. 1 C.B.C. Distribution and Marketing v. Major League Baseball 233
1 Advanced Media Baseball's Battle for the Box Score: A Constitutional Question
14. 1 Arbitration Case of Steve Howe Testing Baseball's Patience 251
1 Chapter Notes 269
1 Bibliography 319
1 Index 331
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