Study of Monopoly Power: Organized Baseball History Congressional Hearings 1952 Ty Cobb, Philip Wrigley, Ford Frick - MLB


Title: Study of Monopoly Power: Organized Baseball (Hearings before the Subcommittee on Study of Monopoly Power of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eighty-Second Congress [...])

Description: Wraps. Concave curvature to spine; bit of edgewear along the spine; covers toned. Interior clean. xviii, 1643 pp. 9 x 5.5 inches.

The extensive transcript (with exhibits) of sixteen days of Congressional hearings on the issue of monopoly power in organized baseball. The hearings were held during in the months of July, August, and October, 1951.

Presents testimony of more than thirty witnesses, including Ty Cobb, Ford Frick (President of the National League), Philip Wrigley (Chicago Cubs executive), Harry Simmons (baseball historian), Lou Boudreau (player, Boston Red Sox), George Trautman (President of the National Association of Professional Baseball Clubs), Albert "Happy" Chandler (former Commissioner of Baseball), Edwin C. Johnson (President of the Western League and U.S. Senator from Colorado), Damon Miller (business manager of the San Francisco Seals), Ray Fisher (baseball coach for the University of Michigan), J. G. Taylor Spink (publisher of The Sporting News), Walter "Red" Smith (sportswriter), and several others.

Organized Baseball was the 6th volume of Serial No. 1 (as published by the House of Representatives' Judiciary Subcommittee on the Study of Monopoly Power, 82nd Congress, First Session).

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Good

Publisher: Government Printing Office
Place: Washington
Year: 1952

Keywords: professional baseball, law, baseball, history, Ty Cobb, Ford Frick, Philip Wrigley, Harry Simmons, Lou Boudreau, George Trautman, Happy Chandler, Taylor Spink, Red Smith,

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