Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball, MLB, Strikes and lockouts, Unions, Money, Arbitration
Baseball; Major League Baseball (Organization); Strikes and lockouts; Baseball Players; Labor Unions; Money; Arbitration and award
Barring an eleventh hour settlement, today will mark the beginning of the fifth strike and eighth work stoppage in major league baseball over the past quarter century. At stake in this struggle is whether or not after twenty years the owners will be able to reverse the power flow into the hands of the players. The rise of the Major League Baseball Players Association under the skillful leadership of Marvin Miller, coupled with some astoundingly inept moves by ownership precipitated a power shift in baseball from management to labor.
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Crepeau, Richard C., "Baseball Strike Again on the Horizon - Salary Arbitration Still the Key" (1998). On Sport and Society. 501.