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Old 11-27-2012, 10:38 AM
Lip Man 1 Lip Man 1 is offline
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Default Marvin Miller R.I.P....

Passed away this morning at 95.

Completely changed the game after owners ruled it with an iron fist for 100 years.

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Old 11-27-2012, 02:47 PM
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Yep, he negotiated the first CBA and then completely earned the vitriol and hatred of the owners by getting the reserve clause ****canned a few years later to bring in modern free agency.

RIP to someone who may have been the most important figure in the game in the past 50 years.
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Old 11-27-2012, 03:21 PM
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His book "A Whole Different Ballgame" is a must read.

He belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame. Maybe he will get due recognition now.
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