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Major League Baseball Announces New Collective Bargaining Agreement

11/22/2011 at 8:39 pm By

 

 

While NBA owners and players are staring each other down in an effort to make the other blink first Major League Baseball announced a new labor deal that will be in effect until 2016. MLB lost its postseason in 1994 and the 1995 season was reduced to 144 games due to a work stoppage but games haven’t been threatened since. Baseball has had its problems recently, most notably performance enhancing drugs/steroids, but will have over 20 years of labor peace when the new deal expires. Atleast they’re getting that part right. If you’re interested in reading a summary MLB has provided one.

 

Your move NBA. #EndTheLockout

 

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