A US Court of Appeals upholds the baseball industry’s historic antitrust exemption (City of San Jose)

Baseball Antitrust Exemption Extends 93-Year Winning Streak In Federal Courts* Although federal courts may consider baseball’s antitrust exemption to make about as much sense as the infield fly rule, last week’s decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in City of San Jose v. Commissioner of Baseball shows that courts still consider themselves bound to invoke that anachronistic exemption to call antitrust plaintiffs out. According to a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit, the U.S. District Court

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  • Constantine Cannon (Washington)

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Nneka Ukpai, A US Court of Appeals upholds the baseball industry’s historic antitrust exemption (City of San Jose), 15 January 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin Sport, Art. N° 70970

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