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Baseball Labor Dispute

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Baseball Labor Dispute

Baseball Labor Dispute

Baseball Labor Dispute

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Harvey Frommer
* Professor of Liberal Studies, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.
* Author of 30 sports books, including most recently Growing Up Baseball: An Oral History (Taylor Publishers, 2001)

Rod Fort
* Professor of Economics, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Jim Bouton
* Former Yankee All-Star and World Series player
* Author of Ball Four: The Final Pitch (Midpoint Trade Books, Inc.; August 2001)
* Author of Strike Zone (Signet; March 1995)
* In 1996, selected as one of 21 baseball players in The One Hundred Most Important People in American Sports History, published by Macmillan

Yogi Berra said it best ... it's deja vu all over again. As baseball swings through the All-Star break, the threat of a labor dispute hangs over the game. What are the issues this time? Is there a compromise in sight? And does your patience as a fan have its limits? Can baseball survive another strike?



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