Labor and Capital in 19th Century Baseball

Labor and Capital in 19th Century Baseball

By: Robert P. Gelzheiser (author)Paperback

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This work explores the early history of professional baseball in the United States, the factors that contributed to the player rebellion of 1890, and the rebellion's impact on the player-owner relationship in the decade that followed. Appendices include a roster of the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings (players, positions, and salaries); the First Reserve Agreement, Section 18 of the Standard Player's Contract; and commentary and legal documents pertaining to the Reserve Rule.

About Author

Robert P. Gelzheiser is a retired history teacher. He lives in Venice, Florida.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786421695
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 223
  • ID: 9780786421695
  • ISBN10: 078642169X

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