By Marvin Miller

For greater than a century the vendors of baseball franchises performed their enterprise like feudal barons, with the avid gamers within the function of serfs. this case started to switch in 1966, while the main League Baseball avid gamers organization used to be 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 proprietors and his luck in successful a brand new function for the gamers. He helped almost finish the procedure that sure an athlete to 1 group endlessly, and thereby raised salaries greatly. Candid in his checks of the characters focused on 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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