Category Archive: Articles.2009-BRJ38-2

Back row, left to right: Louis D. Brandeis, Mahlon Pitney, James McReynolds, and John H. Clarke. Front row, left to right: William R. Day and Joseph McKenna, Chief Justice William Howard Taft, and Oliver Wendell Holmes and Willis Van Devanter.

A Crank on the Court: The Passion of Justice William R. Day

William Howard Taft was a baseball fan, but he was neither the…

Alito: The Origin of the Baseball Antitrust Exemption

Of all the Supreme Court’s antitrust cases, the Federal Baseball…

Comiskey's Detectives

Among the collection of Black Sox scandal documents made available…

A Tall Tale of "The Brethren"

In their books The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court, Bob Woodward…

A Tale of Two Umpires: When Al Salerno and Bill Valentine Got Thrown Out of the Game

Baseball traveled through rough waters beginning in the late…

The Deadball Era’s Worst Pitching Staff

Right in the middle of the Deadball Era — the years of the…

Modern Baseball’s Greatest-Hitting Team: The 1930 Phillies’ Opponents

What was the best-hitting team in modern (i.e,. post-1900) baseball…

Arbitrator Seitz Sets the Players Free

The most important labor arbitration decision of all time involved…
Fall 2009 Baseball Research Journal

The Sport of Courts: Baseball and the Law

What we have in this special edition of the Baseball Research…
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