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By Marvin Miller

For greater than a century the proprietors of baseball franchises performed their company like feudal barons, with the gamers within the position of serfs. this example started to switch in 1966, while the most important League Baseball avid gamers organization was once shaped and Marvin Miller, who have been leader economist and assistant to the president of the steelworkers' union, grew to become its first govt director. right here he recounts his adventure in facing membership vendors and his luck in successful a brand new position for the avid gamers. He helped nearly finish the method that sure an athlete to 1 crew eternally, and thereby raised salaries drastically. Candid in his exams of the characters desirous about this drama, Mr. Miller is still beneficiant in his reviews concerning the ballplayers who made sacrifices for his or her union.

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