The Baseball Trust

Author: Stuart Banner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199930309
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In The Baseball Trust, legal historian Stuart Banner illuminates the series of court rulings that resulted in one of the most curious features of our legal system-baseball's exemption from antitrust law.

Baseball On Trial

Author: Nathaniel Grow
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252095995
Size: 47.21 MB
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The book ultimately concludes that, despite the frequent criticism of the opinion, the Supreme Court's decision was consistent with the conditions and legal climate of the early twentieth century.

Baseball And Philosophy

Author: Eric Bronson
Publisher: Open Court
ISBN: 0812697758
Size: 60.55 MB
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--Is the intentional walk unethical? --Can superstition help you play better? --Do Cubs fans teach us about religious faith? --Does chance decide who wins the World Series?

Inventing Baseball Heroes

Author: Amber Roessner
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN:
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In Inventing Baseball Heroes, Amber Roessner examines "herocrafting" in sports journalism through an incisive analysis of the work surrounding two of baseball's most enduring personalities -- Detroit Tigers outfielder Ty Cobb and New York ...

Game Over

Author: David Sheff
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307800741
Size: 32.47 MB
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The Japanese company has come to earn more money than the big three computer giants or all Hollywood movie studios combined. Now Sheff tells of the Nintendo invasion–a tale of innovation and cutthroat tactics.

Lawyerball

Author: Charles H Martin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780989648837
Size: 64.22 MB
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Lawyerball tells the story of the monopolization of baseball as an American business, and its disappearance from much of American life. It has lessons about the shrinking rights of Americans to go to court with their grievances.

In The Kingdom Of Coal

Author: Dan Rottenberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135951322
Size: 43.21 MB
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Baseball, conversely, was merely a game, and its primary performers possessed
no useful talent other than a strange ability to run around a field throwing, hitting,
and catching baseballs. ... For this reason, since 1922 Congress had specifically
exempted Major League Baseball from the provisions of federal anti-trust laws. ...
For most of modern baseball history even the most celebrated and highly paid
baseball stars—Babe Ruth, say, or Ted Williams or Willie Mays—lacked the right
 ...

Mickey And Willie

Author: Allen Barra
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 0307716503
Size: 58.79 MB
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Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field. Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart.

Smithsonian Baseball

Author: Stephen Wong
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061121215
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Original copy of the first written rules of modern baseball. One of the earliest known color advertising posters promoting the very first set of baseball cards, released in 1887. Scorecard from the inaugural World Series in 1903.

Baseball As A Road To God

Author: John Sexton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101609737
Size: 12.34 MB
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Yet Sexton argues that one is actually a pathway to the other. Baseball as a Road to God is about touching that something that lies beyond logical understanding.