Lawyer and Author Neil Flynn talks one-on-one about his book, “Baseball’s Reserve System: The Case and Trial of Curt Flood vs Major League Baseball” While many may not recall baseball’s Curt Flood, it was his lawsuit challenging his 1969 trade from the St Louis Cardinals to the Philadelphia Phillies, that ultimately changed forever baseball’s Reserve Clause, and led to players having free-agency for the first time.
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