Major League Baseball Faces Republican Wrath

The Chicago Cubs take batting practice in 1969, the year before Curt Flood challenged Major League Baseball’s Anti-Trust exemption. Three Republican Senators want to challenge it again. (Photo by William S. Bike)

By William S. Bike

After Major League Baseball pulled its All-Star game from Atlanta, Georgia, because the state passed restrictions on voting, Republican Senators Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, and Mike Lee drafted legislation to end MLB’s anti-trust exemption.

Why does MLB have such an exemption, anyway?

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Author of "Winning Political Campaigns," a how-to book on all aspects of political campaigning, and commentator on history and baseball.

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William S. Bike

William S. Bike

Author of "Winning Political Campaigns," a how-to book on all aspects of political campaigning, and commentator on history and baseball.

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