Missouri Ballplayer Jailed for Playing Baseball on Sunday

Ex parte Neet, 157 Mo. 527, 57 S.W. 1025 (Mo.1900)What were the issues?Is it unlawful to play baseball on Sunday in┬áMissouri? Is habeas corpus available to someone convicted of playing baseball on Sunday?What happened?John Neet was convicted of a crime for playing baseball on June 4, 1899, a Sunday, and sought to appeal his conviction.... Continue Reading →

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