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Baseball and Law

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

Selected Case Law

American League Baseball Club of Chicago v. Chase,  149 N.Y.S. 6 (1914). (Contracts). Westlaw.

Benejam v. Detroit Tigers. 635 NW 2d 219 (2001). (Minor hit by fragment of baseball bat"- Negligence (not))‚Äč.  Westlaw. 

Federal Baseball Club of Baltimore v. National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, 259 U.S. 200 (1922). Antitrust. Findlaw.

Toolson v. New York Yankees,  346 U.S. 356 (1953). (Antitrust). Findlaw. 

Finley v. Kuhn, 569 F.2d 527 (1978). (Antitrust, Trade Regulation & Contracts). Westlaw.

Flood v. Kuhn, 407 U.S. 258 (1972). (Antitrust). Findlaw.

Major League Baseball Properties v. Sed Non Olet Denarius, 817 F.Supp. 1103 (1993).  (Antitrust & Trademarks). Westlaw.

Maytnier v. Rush, 225 N.E. 2d 83 (1967). (Tort Law).  Westlaw.

Metropolitan Exhibition Company v. Ward, 24 Abb. N. Cas. 393 (1890). (Reserve Contract & Equity). Westlaw.

Metropolitan Exhibition Company v. Ewing, 42 Fed. 198 (1890). (Reserve Contract & Injunction). Westlaw.

Philadelphia Ball Club v. Lajoie,  202 Pa. 210 (1902). (Reserve Contract & Equity). Westlaw.

Piazza v. Major League Baseball, 836 F. Supp. 269 (1993).  (Antitrust & § 1983). Westlaw.

Popov v. Hayashi, 2002 WL 31833731 (2002). Westlaw. (Conversion & Civil Theft,  & Abandoned and Lost Property). 

Rose v. Giamatti, 1989 WL 111386 (1989). Westlaw. 

Schentzel v. Philadelphia National League Club,  96 A. 2d 181 (1953). (Negligence & Burden of Proof). Westlaw.

Weegham v. Killefer, 215 F. 168 (1914).  Westlaw.