DISTRICT COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES,
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Serves as the trial courts of general federal jurisdiction.

Civil Action No. 429

Eminent domain

December 7, 1942

The federal government took possession of over 56,000 acres of land in Anderson & Roane counties in Tennessee...

Tags: Eminent Domain | Manhattan Project | Tennessee | World War II
Land Condemnation

Land Condemnation

May 10, 1941

Even before the war began, the U.S. District Courts were busy condemning land on behalf of the federal government. In this case...

Tags: Eminent Domain | Kentucky | World War II
Baseball Patent

Baseball Patent

1876

Making and selling baseballs was a profitable enterprise, even in 1876. Wolf Fletcher, an inventor from Covington, Kentucky...

Tags: Baseball | Kentucky | Patent
Atlanta National League Club, Inc. and Ted Turner v. Bowie K. Kuhn

Ted Turner v. Bowie Kuhn

1977

Atlanta Braves owner Ted Turner, sometimes referred to as "the Mouth of the South," offended Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's sensibilities...

Tags: Baseball | Atlanta Braves | Georgia
Louisville Slugger Complaint

Complaint

ca. 1930-1932

The complaint in this civil case delineates the charges that the Hillerich and Bradsby, Co. made against...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia
Sporting Goods Dealer

Sporting Goods Dealer

ca. 1930-1932

The covers and contents of many sporting goods catalogs were submitted as evidence in this civil dispute...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia
Baseball Bat Patents

Baseball Bat Patents

ca. 1930-1932

These baseball bat patents were submitted by the Hanna Manufacturing, Co. in order to substantiate their counter charge...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia | Patent
1932 and 1933 Lines of Batrite Baseball Bats

Batrite Baseball Bats

ca. 1930-1932

This catalog shows the variety of styles and prices of baseball bats...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia
Players Using Sluggers

Players Using Sluggers

ca. 1930-1932

These court exhibits show the overwhelming number of Major League ballplayers who endorsed the use of the Louisville Slugger...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia
Al Simmons Correspondence

Al Simmons Correspondence

ca. 1930-1932

This letter from Philadelphia Athletics' star Al Simmons was written to the Louisville Slugger company. He had been offered...

Tags: Baseball | Louisville Slugger | Georgia