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Saturday, May 24, 2008

Why Baseball Players Need Tenure

One of the overlooked advantages of tenure is that deans cannot trade law professors for players to be named later and the like.  More specifically, as the USA Today reports, no dean would think of trading a law professor for ten maple bats.  If professional ball players had the sort of protection we professors enjoy, pitcher John Odom would still be hurling for the Calgary Vipers rather than being sent down to the Laredo Broncos in return for ten maple bats, valued at about $650.  Oh, the indignity!

[Jeremy Telman]

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EVERY dean would think of trading a law professor for ten maple bats.

Posted by: Alan Childress | May 24, 2008 1:33:16 PM

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