Without a doubt, "A Well Paid Slave" is one of the most meticulously documented books I have ever read.
"A Well-Paid Slave" is an excellent account of Curt Flood's legal battle against the reserve clause and professional baseball's antitrust exemption.
All in all though, it was a fantastic read and I recommend it to anyone interested in baseball or professional sports.
5 of 5 stars (outstanding)
In early 1970, Curt Flood, an all-star outfielder, was part of a multi-player trade between the St. Read more
This book details the Curt Flood lawsuit against MLB. In a couple places, I felt the author went into too much detail or too much of a side story. Read morePublished 6 months ago by D
Here's a surprise: a book about baseball and the law that's quite readable, has a fascinating story, and will teach much to almost any reader. Read morePublished 6 months ago by WDX2BB
"A Well-Paid Slave" is an excellent account of Curt Flood's legal battle against the reserve clause and professional baseball's antitrust exemption. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Samuel J. Sharp
This is a biography of Curt Flood and a comprehensive legal review of Flood v. Kuhn. The book is more academic than most baseball books and those without a layman's understanding... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Hughjude
This book is two things, a biography of Curt Flood and equally importantly it's about his struggle with baseball and it antitrust act. Read morePublished 23 months ago by M. A. Filippelli
I have seen a lot of reviews that stay 'A Well-Paid Slave' should be read by all baseball players, but I would like to take it a few steps further. Read morePublished on September 8, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I HAVE NOT STARTED READING THIS BOOK,BUT I DID SKIM IT,AND IT LOOKS VERY GOOD. VERY DETAILED. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK FOR WHAT HE WENT THRU TO BRING FREE AGENCY TO BASEBALL. Read morePublished on May 15, 2012 by Thomas R. Garcia
Outstanding book, especially for baseball fans who happen to be lawyers. Does a great job of making the legal battle accessible while at the same time covering Flood's personal... Read morePublished on April 6, 2012 by Macho Nachos