Baseball and the American Legal Mind

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1995-03-01
  • Publisher: Garland Science

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Table of Contents

Baseball Rules and the Path of the Law: The Infield Fly and Pine Tar Controversiesp. 3
Aside: The Common Law Origins of the Infield Fly Rulep. 4
Further Aside: A Comment on "The Common Law Origins of the Infield Fly Rule"p. 13
The Infield Fly Rule and the Internal Revenue Code: An Even Further Asidep. 21
Rethinking the Applicability of Evidentiary Rules at Sentencing: Of Relevant Conduct and Hearsay and the Need for an Infield Fly Rulep. 32
In re Brett: The Sticky Problem of Statutory Constructionp. 34
A Pine Tar Gloss on Quasi-Legal Imagesp. 45
Baseball and the Antitrust Laws: The Unique Antitrust Status of Baseballp. 75
Federal Baseball Club v. National Leaguep. 79
Gardella v. Chandlerp. 82
Toolson v. New York Yankeesp. 96
Conclusions: Report of Subcommittee on Study of Monopoly Power, House Committee on the Judiciary (1952)p. 98
Statement of Casey Stengel, Manager of the New York Yankees: Organized Professional Team Sports Hearings, Senate Committee on the Judiciary (1958)p. 103
Salerno v. American Leaguep. 117
Flood v. Kuhnp. 120
Finley v. Kuhnp. 140
Preserving Baseball's Antitrust Exemption: Interview with Professor Gary Robertsp. 153
Run Baseball Just Like Any Other Business? That's The Last Thing the Owners Should Wantp. 158
Organized Labor and Organized Baseball: The Impact of the Labor Lawsp. 161
American League v. Chasep. 163
Philadelphia Ball Club v. Lajoiep. 190
Metropolitan Exhibition Company v. Wardp. 199
Metropolitan Exhibition Co. v. Ewingp. 212
Baseball and the Law - Yesterday and Todayp. 220
Baseball's Third Strike: The Triumph of Collective Bargaining in Professional Baseballp. 235
When the Commissioner Was the Law or When Czardom Was in Flowerp. 265
From The Land of Bondage: The Greening of Major League Baseball Players and the Major League Baseball Players Associationp. 271
Random Urinalysis: Violating the Athlete's Individual Rights?p. 303
Uniform Player's Contract, The National League of Professional Baseball Clubsp. 314
Franchise Relocation: Changing Citiesp. 321
Piazza v. Major League Baseballp. 323
When the Lawyers Slept: The Unmaking of the Brooklyn Dodgersp. 335
Intellectual Property: Images of Baseballp. 347
Sports Broadcasting and the Lawp. 349
Major League Baseball Properties v. Sed Nonp. 356
Pittsburgh Athletic Co. v. KQV Broadcasting Cop. 386
Torts and Baseball: Love Hurtsp. 391
Baseball and the Lawp. 392
Maytnier v. Rushp. 397
Marlowe v. Rush-Henrietta Central School Districtp. 404
Theory and Metaphorp. 407
Baseball, The Courts, and Societyp. 409
Dennis Martinez and the Uses of Theoryp. 415
On Eurocentric Myopia, the Designated Hitter Rule and "The Actual State of Things"p. 423
Your Law-Baseball Quizp. 431
What Do Babe Ruth and John Marshall Have in Common?p. 434
The Great Gatsby, the Black Sox, High Finance and American Lawp. 436
Error Behind the Plate and in the Lawp. 451
Baseball and the Legal Professionp. 467
Letter to the Editor, Simplified Voir Direp. 470
The Bases Are Loaded and It's Time to Get a Restraining Order: The Confounding Conflation of America's Two National Pastimesp. 471
The All-Supreme-Court-Opinion Baseball Teamp. 475
Strict Constructionism and the Strike Zonep. 477
Baseball Jurisprudencep. 482
The Chicago Cubs: Post-Season Play Isn't Everythingp. 503
Shlensky v. Wrigleyp. 504
Chicago National League Ball Club v. Thompsonp. 513
Triple-A Materialp. 519
Acknowledgmentsp. 521
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