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  • Baseball Strike
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    Baseball Strike

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

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  • Baseball Strike Negotiations
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    Baseball Strike Negotiations

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

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  • Baseball Antitrust Exemption
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    Baseball Antitrust Exemption

    The subcommittee held hearings on professional baseball’s antitrust exemption.

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  • Major League Baseball
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    Major League Baseball

    Mr. 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. After his prepared remarks, he took…

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  • Baseball and Antitrust Law
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    Baseball and Antitrust Law

    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,…

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