29/05/1922 U.S. Supreme Court rules that organized baseball cannot be subject to antitrust legislation
Flood v. Kuhn Case Brief Summary | Law Case Explained
In a unanimous decision written by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., the Court affirmed the Court of Appeals, holding that "the business is giving exhibitions of baseball, which are purely state affairs"; that is, that baseball was not interstate commerce for the purposes of the Sherman Act.
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