Baseball and Antitrust Law

The subcommittee heard testimony on major league baseball’s exemption from federal antitrust laws, which it received in a court… read more

The subcommittee heard testimony on major league baseball’s exemption from federal antitrust laws, which it received in a court ruling in 1922 based on the idea that baseball is a sport, not a business. Issues brought up in the hearing included the recent firing of the commissioner of baseball by the franchise owners, the salaries and bargaining rights of major league baseball players, and relocation of baseball franchises. close

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  • Rick Dodge Assistant City Manager St. Petersburg, FL
  • Donald M. Fehr Executive Director Major League Baseball Players Association
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Baseball and Antitrust Law

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Program ID:
35885-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 10, 1992
Last Aired:
Dec 13, 1992

Airing Details

  • Dec 10, 1992 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 1992 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 1992 | 8:54pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 1992 | 3:18am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 13, 1992 | 12:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 13, 1992 | 11:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
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