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The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2013

    Nook Police and Law Enforcement Officers Terms

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  • Posted September 13, 2013

    Highly recommended

    I really liked this book. Great history of how the seemingly obscure legal doctrine of anti-trust law had a significant impact on MLB's history. It's also a great reminder that legal and social changes do not always occur immediately, but often are the result of hard-fought, long-range battles. In this case, it was the players union that brought down the reserve clause through union collective bargaining after the legal system had failed the players. However, I wonder whether the book could have used a little more explanation of anti-trust law itself, as well as an explanation of the collective bargaining exception to anti-trust law.

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