Colonel John Henry Wigmore’s Puzzling Proposal

MUSTACHIOED JAPANESE BASEBALL PIONEER John Henry Wigmore was born in San Francisco in 1863 to immigrant parents. He would eventually graduate near the top of his class from Harvard Law School, a founding member of the Harvard Law Review. Wigmore practiced law briefly in Boston before moving to Japan, where he was appointed the first... Continue Reading →


Fans Have Complained That Baseball Games Take Too Long for Well Over a Century

What people want is action, and the faster a game is played, the better they will like it. It is no secret that Rob Manfred has led the charge to shorten the length of Major League contests through his pace-of-play initiatives. His reasoning being that fans do not have the patience to sit through slowly... Continue Reading →

The Baseball Law Reporter is Online

The link between baseball and the law is lengthy and substantial, with "base-ball" related cases first appearing in the late nineteenth century. The main purpose of this page will be to log and brief as many baseball-related legal and intellectual property issues, court decisions and lawsuits as possible. A quick perusal will reveal cases of every type... Continue Reading →

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