"Staudohar has brought together a team of scholars that enable us to better understand the economic foundation of the game and the greed that pervades it."—Bill Kerwin, editor of NINE: A Journal of Baseball History
"What distinguishes this collection of essays on baseball's labor-management relations is its multi-disciplinary approach. . . . Any reader, whether a student of the difficult and often contentious relationships among club owners and players, or merely a casual fan of baseball, will surely acquire new insights into the business that is our national pastime."—Doyle R. Pryor, attorney, Major League Baseball Players Association
"Paul Staudohar, the leading economist on collective bargaining in sports, has assembled a fascinating collection of essays on the history of labor relations in baseball. This well-written compendium contains news for research experts but is easily accessible to the informed fan. A home run."—Roger G. Noll, Stanford University
About the Author
Paul D. Staudohar is professor of business administration at California State University, Hayward. He is
the author or editor of seventeen books including The Business of Professional Sports, Baseball 's Best Short Stories, and Playing for Dollars: Labor Relations and the Sports Business.
Series: Sports and Entertainment
6 x 9, 218 pages, 10 black and white illustrations