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 Missouri? 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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