Based in Pasadena, the Baseball Reliquary includes a research archive, a traveling museum, and the Shrine of the Eternals, the organization's alternative to baseball's official Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
Despite its noble history in transcending American racism, in recent years, Major League Baseball (MLB) has hardly distinguished itself as a paragon of American virtue or a pioneer for social justice or moral clarity.
Recently, the NFL granted an exclusive license to Reebok to manufacture all NFL-licensed apparel. In response, American Needle is suing the NFL, claiming the exclusive license eliminates market competition for NFL apparel.
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.