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Supreme Court Sluggers: Samuel A. Alito of the Philadelphia Phillies and Marvin Miller of the MLBPA


Ross E. Davies


George Mason University School of Law; The Green Bag

May 9, 2013

Journal of Law, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Journal of Legal Metrics, Vol. 2, No. 1), 2013, pp. 77-86
George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-30

Abstract:     
The Green Bag’s Justice Samuel Alito trading card displays two of the established features of a Supreme Court Sluggers card: (1) imagery on the front, in the form of a portrait of the Justice in a sporting environment dotted with entertaining details, and (2) facts on the back, in the form of numbers – and a few words, if there is enough space – relating to the Justice’s work. The Alito card has a couple of additional features that will, I hope, appear from time to time on future cards as well: (1) facts on the front, in the form of numbers relating to the Justice’s own involvement in sports, and (2) imagery on the back, in the form of graphics that make it easier to make sense of some of the judicial statistics. I review all four of these features below, and then conclude with a note about a special-edition Marvin Miller Sluggers card we put out last year.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 11

Keywords: Adam Aft, Arthur Goldberg, Bill James, Brooklyn Dodgers, Brown v. Entertainment Merchants, Bulova, Chicago Cubs, Cooperstown, Craig Rust, Dick Sisler, Ebbets Field, Hall of Fame, Jackie Robinson, John Sargent, Major League Baseball Players Association, New York Mets, Richie Ashburn, Robin Roberts

JEL Classification: D63, J51, J53, K10, K12, K23, K31

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Date posted: May 10, 2013  

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Davies, Ross E., Supreme Court Sluggers: Samuel A. Alito of the Philadelphia Phillies and Marvin Miller of the MLBPA (May 9, 2013). Journal of Law, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Journal of Legal Metrics, Vol. 2, No. 1), 2013, pp. 77-86; George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-30. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2262825

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Ross E. Davies (Contact Author)
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