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Baseball and Law

For those interested in Law and Professional Baseball and those interested in Jurisprudence and Baseball

Government Publications

Selected Congressional Hearings

The Mitchell Report: The Illegal Use of Steroids in Major League Baseball: Hearing Before the H. Comm. on Oversight and Government Reform, 110th Cong., 2d Sess. (2008).  ProQuest Congressional Hearings. CWRU Users Only.

The Mitchell ReportThe Illegal Use of Steroids in Major League Baseball, Day 2Hearing Before the H. Comm. on Oversight and Government Reform, 110th Cong., 2d Sess. (2008). ProQuest Congressional Hearings. CWRU Users Only.

Restoring Faith in America's PastimeEvaluating Major League Baseball's Efforts To Eradicate Steroid UseHearing Before the H. Comm. on Government Reform, 109th Cong., 1st Sess. (2005). ProQuest Congressional Hearings. CWRU Users Only.

Organized Professional Team Sports Hearings, Before the Sen. Comm. on the Judiciary, Subcomm. on Antitrust & Monopoly 85th Cong., (1958). (statement of Casey Stengel, Manager of the New York Yankees). ProQuest Congressional Hearings.

Steroid Use in Professional Baseball and Anti-Doping Issues in Amateur SportsHearing Before the Subcomm. on Consumer Affairs, Foreign Commerce and Tourism of the S. Comm. on Commerce, Science and Transportation, 107th Cong., 2d Sess. (2002).  Print: Law Gov Docs Y4.C 73/7: S.HRG. 107-1126.  ProQuest Congressional Hearings. CWRU Users Only.

Selected CRS Reports

Charles V. Dale, Federally Mandated Random Drug Testing in Professional Athletics: Constitutional Issues (May 9, 2005) (CRS Report: RL32911). ProQuest Congressional.

L. Elaine Halchin, Anti-Doping Policies: The Olympics and Selected Professional Reports (Apr. 10, 2007) (CRS Report: RL32894). ProQuest Congressional.

Legislative History

  • Curt Flood Act of 1998. P.L. 105-297, Oct. 27, 1998.
    • Statutes at Large Citation:  112 Stat. 2824-26 (2012). (Codified at 15 U.S.C. §26b(2012).
    • Enacted Bill:  105 S. 53. 
    • Congress & Session:  105-2
    • Amended Acts:  The Clayton Act.
    • ProQuest Link to Complete Legislative History.   
    • Summary:  To require the general application of the antitrust laws to major league baseball, and for other purposes.