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MLB players locked out in 1st work stoppage since 1995

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

IRVING, Texas - Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport's collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day.
The strategy, management's equivalent of a strike under federal labor law, ended the sport's labor peace after 9,740 days over 26 1/2 years.
Teams decided to force the long-anticipated confrontation during an offseason rather than risk players walking out during the summer, as they did in 1994 in a strike that lasted into the...
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MLB owners lock out players, first work stoppage since 1995

MLB owners lock out players, first work stoppage since 1995

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The lockout's first impacts were a freeze in player signings, the cancellation of next week's annual winter meetings in Florida and banishing players from team workout facilities.
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