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US: San Jose takes fight against MLB to Supreme Court

 |  April 14, 2015

San Jose is hoping it can persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to play ball.

In an expected development in the city’s frustrated quest to lure the Oakland A’s to the South Bay, San Jose’s lawyers on Wednesday plan to ask the Supreme Court to consider the city’s claims that Major League Baseball has violated federal antitrust laws.

San Jose lawyers will urge the Supreme Court to review a federal appeals court’s decision in January rejecting the city’s claims that baseball’s refusal to allow the A’s to move to a downtown ballpark violates antitrust provisions.


Full Content: The Wall Street Journal


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