League Operating Rules-A Work In Progress

These are drafts for my current research into what Gerald Scully called league operating rules. I am attempting to collect the complete history of such things as roster limits, waiver rules, disabled lists, and minor league drafts.

This research is ongoing and the below articles are incomplete and may have some inaccuracies. I have tried to highlight any areas of uncertainty.

If you find any errors or have any additions to contribute to this research, please use the e-mail link at the bottom of the page to let me know.

Third draft of article on roster limits

Third draft of article on waivers

Third draft of article on options

Third draft of article on trades

Fourth draft of article on major league draft

Amateur Draft

Second draft of article on disabled list

Fifth draft of article on expansion drafts

Second draft of article on bonus rules

First draft of article on free agency


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