Thursday, January 27, 2005

The Curt Flood Case Part 1 (of 4)

What Every Baseball Fan Should Know:
The Curt Flood Case Part 1 (of 4)
By Jonathan Leshanski

In a nutshell: Curt Flood one of the finest centerfielders of his day took baseball to court and sued them for unfair labor practices. He lost the case and at a huge price, it cost him his career and more. However it opened the door to the modern era of free agency, yet few people understand just what happened.

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