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Julian Perlman, Marc Edelman, Helen Agnes Drew-Meosky, and Nathaniel Grow

The US Supreme Court decided that the Sherman Act did not apply to major league baseball nearly 100 years ago. This panel explains the long history of sports in antitrust law and discusses the long history of the exemption, the effects of the exemption on baseball professionals, and whether the exemption will survive the current scrutiny that it is facing in ongoing litigation.