9781476664385 print 1476664382 print 9781476629063 (ebook) 1476629064
"This exhaustive chronology traces the effects the law has had on baseball, both pro and con, on and off the field, from the use of copyright to protect not only equipment but also "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" to frequent litigation between players and owners over contracts and the reserve clause"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-291) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Baseball origins and club teams, 1791-1865 Professionalization and the rise of leagues, 1866-1902 The National Commission Era, 1903-1920 Landis in chare, 1921-1944 Owners on top, 1945-1965 MLBPA and the rise of the players, 1966-1995 Selig, steroids and baseball prosperity.
KF3989.2 .E36 2017
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,