"This program explores baseball’s origins as a folk pastime and depicts the early phases of its complex evolution...[following] the growth and codification of baseball through the 1800s into the early 20th century. Distributed by PBS Distribution. Part of the series Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns. (1 hour 55 minutes)"
"Argues that the demise of the Negro Leagues was caused by the confluence of several factors. Relational contract structures of the Negro Leagues; Possible circumstances under which the Negro Leagues or some remnant could have survived after the integration of the player market; How the Major Leagues acquired and maintained a monopoly over the market for subsequent inclusion of Black players."
"This essay discusses the limited role played by the law in the regulation of baseball labor relations. What is termed the legal architecture of the baseball business is a superstructure of federal labor statutes that supported unionization to thereby facilitate the efforts of the Players Association to achieve the aspirations of the players."
"This paper analyzes the 2006 World Baseball Classic as a promotional strategy by Major League Baseball to further its global branding pursuits. The WBC is qualified as a global sport event that is a marketing function of MLB in its efforts to emerge as an international brand; elements of the WBC are examined in the context of a global brand strategy."