This day in baseball: Continuing the antitrust exemption

On November 9, 1953, the United States Supreme Court ruled, 7-2, baseball is a sport and not a business, and therefore, that it may continue to be exempt from antitrust laws.  The decision upheld the precedent that baseball, unlike other professional sports, was not to be treated as a commercial enterprise nor to be subject to federal regulation.

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One Comment on “This day in baseball: Continuing the antitrust exemption”

  1. steve says:

    baseball is a sport and not a business is my favorite baseball joke,.


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