Monthly Archives: November 2016

Disney at the public trough in Australia

It’s pretty sad when a company as profitable as Disney needs to go for public money to make a film in Australia and then have the Australian government hide the “impact” from the taxpayers.  Could that happen in America?  Well, … Continue reading

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Babe Ruth vs Landis

At the time of Landis’s appointment as commissioner, it was common for professional baseball players to supplement their pay by participating in postseason “barnstorming” tours, playing on teams which would visit smaller cities and towns to play games for which … Continue reading

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Eight Men Out and Judge Kenesaw Landis

Today’s film was an interesting and historically accurate look at the times when baseball was in it’s infancy and corruptible.  Bad behavior of owners created player revolts and the temptation to take bribes was the result. The owners brought in … Continue reading

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