Baseball Noah talks with Tim Weige, sports director at Chicago television station WBBM and a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, about today's news that the baseball owners have ratified a new five-year agreement with the players' union, effectively ending the dispute which began with the 1994 baseball strike. Under the agreement...the same one that was rejected by owners three weeks ago...there will be inter-league play in 1997, and a revenue sharing agreement for the smaller major-league baseball markets. Bud Selig, the interim commissioner of baseball, applauded the agreement, but leaders of the Major League Players' Association will have to meet next week to finalize the deal.
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Noah talks with Tim Weige, sports director at Chicago television station WBBM and a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, about today's news that the baseball owners have ratified a new five-year agreement with the players' union, effectively ending the dispute which began with the 1994 baseball strike. Under the agreement...the same one that was rejected by owners three weeks ago...there will be inter-league play in 1997, and a revenue sharing agreement for the smaller major-league baseball markets. Bud Selig, the interim commissioner of baseball, applauded the agreement, but leaders of the Major League Players' Association will have to meet next week to finalize the deal.