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Newly-Formed NAPBBP Tackles Problem of "Revolving" Pro Players
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"Resolved: that in all cases where the services of a player are claimed by more than one club, each club shall select the president of another club,. and these two [select] a third, which three shall decide the question, and their action shall be binding . . . "
New York Herald, March 19, 1871.
Richard Hershberger, FB posting of 3/18/2021:
"150 years ago in baseball: a follow-up discussion of yesterday's meeting creating the NAPBBP. Two questions were how to choose the umpire for a game, and how to resolve disputes over players who "revolved," signing multiple contracts. Neither of these answers will prove satisfactory.
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|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
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