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Contracts Keyed to Templin
Dallas Cowboys Football Club v. Harris
Citation:348 S.W.2d 37 (1961)
Harris (defendant) entered into a contract to play football for the Los Angeles Rams Football Club. The contract stipulated the the defendant could not play football for any other entity. The defendant played for the Rams for one season, but not the next. The defendant then entered into an agreement with the Dallas Texans Football Club, but the Rams assigned their contract to the Dallas Cowboys Football Club (plaintiff). The plaintiff sued the defendant, seeking an injunction to enforce the contract.
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