The Court-Imposed Major League Baseball Antitrust Exemption

The Court-Imposed Major League Baseball Antitrust Exemption : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session

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Excerpt from The Court-Imposed Major League Baseball Antitrust Exemption: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Business Rights, and Competition of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session The thurmond-leahy legislation repeals baseball's antitrust ex emption, while maintaining the status quo for the minor leagues. Protecting the current relations with the minor leagues is impor tant to avoid disruption of the more than 170 minor league teams which are thriving throughout our Nation. This is a priority which other members and I have clearly expressed. I am also concerned about the issue of franchise relocation, a subject on which I held hearings in the mid-1980's while serving as chairman of the Judiciary Committee. Relocation is a significant issue to baseball, as well as other professional sports. If the anti trust laws need adjustment in this area, we will consider this mat ter in the context of all professional sports. Thus, the Thurmond Leahy bill does not address franchise relocation, but separate legis lation is being considered to protect objective franchise relocation rules in all professional sports. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243020759
  • 9780243020751