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Mon, 1969-12-29

The New York Times reports that former St. Louis Cardinals’ outfielder Curt Flood will sue Major League Baseball over the reserve clause, which perpetually binds players to their teams. Flood had objected to being traded from the Cardinals to the Philadelphia Phillies without his consent.

 

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