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Arthur Soden's Legacy: The Origins And Early History Of Baseball's Reserve System, Edmund P. Edmonds Jan 2012

Arthur Soden's Legacy: The Origins And Early History Of Baseball's Reserve System, Edmund P. Edmonds

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The article focuses on the nineteenth century evolution of the U.S. baseball reserves system. It mentions that the early history of the reserve clause establishes a relationship with sports collective bargaining agreements. It notes that its basic structure stems from a dispute between Boston owner Arthur Soden and baseball players James O'Rourke and George Wright. It also emphasizes on discipline imposed to the players who abandon their contracts to seek higher salaries from a different team.


At The Brink Of Free Agency: Creating The Foundation For The Messersmith-Mcnally Decision - 1968-1975, Edmund P. Edmonds Jan 2010

At The Brink Of Free Agency: Creating The Foundation For The Messersmith-Mcnally Decision - 1968-1975, Edmund P. Edmonds

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One of the most dramatic periods in baseball’s long history of labor relations occurred from 1968 through 1975. The Major League Baseball Players Association negotiated baseball’s first Basic Agreement in 1968 without the benefit of any leverage that could alter most of Organized Baseball’s long practices that controlled the players’ mobility and wages. In 1975, however, the union won an arbitration panel hearing that determined that pitchers Dave McNally and Andy Messersmith were free agents after playing one full season under the renewed option year of their contracts and filing a grievance under the newly adopted arbitration ...


A Most Interesting Part Of Baseball's Monetary Structure - Salary Arbitration In Its Thirty-Fifth Year, Edmund P. Edmonds Jan 2009

A Most Interesting Part Of Baseball's Monetary Structure - Salary Arbitration In Its Thirty-Fifth Year, Edmund P. Edmonds

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Congress & Sports Agents: A Legislative History Of The Sports Agent Responsibility And Trust Act, Edmund P. Edmonds, William H. Manz, Thomas J. Kettleson. Jan 2008

Congress & Sports Agents: A Legislative History Of The Sports Agent Responsibility And Trust Act, Edmund P. Edmonds, William H. Manz, Thomas J. Kettleson.

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Baseball And Antitrust: The Legislative History Of The Curt Flood Act Of 1998, Edmund P. Edmonds, William H. Manz Jan 2001

Baseball And Antitrust: The Legislative History Of The Curt Flood Act Of 1998, Edmund P. Edmonds, William H. Manz

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