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Aug. 27, 1953

Aug. 27, 1953 They were not formally unionized, but 70 years ago players were mulling over the need to hire a labor lawyer to at least be in the room when owners discussed issues that directly affected them. As whipping boys go, the Major League Baseball Players Association has stood the test of time quite well. It, and MLB owners, have driven the game to new heights of popularity and disdain. Neither comes out well when subject to debate by their customers over a beer or three. So when reference is made to the days before the ...

August 28, 2023|Categories: History, MLB, Red Sox|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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