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Sport and Society for Arete-Alison Gordon

Richard Crepeau | Posted 04.16.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

After five years on the baseball beat Alison Gordon returned to real life and turned to fiction. She wrote murder mysteries set in the world of baseball and enjoyed considerable success. Sportsworld is now replete with women in all capacities and for that we owe a debt to Alison Gordon.

After the Flood

Arn Tellem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Arn Tellem

In 1969, Curt Flood sued baseball for $1 million. He ultimately lost his case, but set in motion the legal battle that would topple the reserve clause, which bound a player for life to a particular team.