This legal monograph explores the origins of American sports law through the emergence of baseball as the national game in the post Civil War period. Deals with the considerable civil law surrounding the game as well as the larger business law, client-agent law and contract law issues that have increasingly come to dominate discussion of the game. Deals with player, owner, league and municipal interests that have tried to dominate the law surrounding the sport and finally discusses case law that has emerged from free agent and long term and personal services contracts. Good discussion of the judiciary, anti-trust law and the legal future of the leagues included.The Twins and Baseball immediately appealed.39 Like most baseball stadiums, the Metrodome is not owned by its tenant. ... In addition to making no monetary contribution towards the financing of the stadium, the Minnesota Twins do not pay a fixed rent for use of the stadium for home games. Under its lease the team pays a minimal share of the utility, upkeep and maintenance costs of the stadium, and anbsp;...
|Title||:||Legal Issues in Professional Baseball|
|Publisher||:||Academica PressLlc - 2005|