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    Baseball Strike

    Committee members heard testimony on baseball’s antitrust exemption and its relation to the player’s strike. In 1922 the Supreme Court ruled that baseball was a sport and not a business,…

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    Baseball Strike Negotiations

    Secretary Robert Reich announced that former Labor Secretary William Usery has agreed to mediate the labor dispute between Major League Baseball players and owners. He said that players and…

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    Baseball Antitrust Exemption

    The House Judiciary subcommittee held hearings on professional baseball’s antitrust exemption. Testifying were Bud Selig, acting baseball commissioner, and Orel Hershiser, pitcher for the…

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    Major League Baseball

    Acting Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig spoke about the state of the game of professional baseball, including the threat of a strike by the players' union for later in the summer. He also remarked…

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    Baseball and Antitrust Law

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Anti-Trust heard testimony on Major League Baseball’s exemption from federal antitrust laws, which it received in a court ruling in 1922 based on the…

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