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Ohtani voted player of the year by fellow major leaguers

Oct. 28, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Angels two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani was voted player of the year and the American League outstanding player by fellow major leaguers in the annual Players Choice Awards from the Major League Baseball Players Association. Philadelphia...

MLB, union send notices of intent to seek labor changes

Sep. 23, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' association sent the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service letters of intent to seek new labor terms as the Dec. 1 expiration of the sport's collective bargaining agreement approaches. The notices, a formality...

Marvin Miller remains "Godfather of it all" to modern MLBPA

Sep. 07, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

Marvin Miller surveyed the baseball landscape and came to a radical conclusion: if ballplayers could be convinced to see themselves as blue collar laborers — not unlike the steelworkers Miller had once represented — there existed an opportunity to drastically shift the balance of power in...

Finally, Jeter, Walker and Simmons to be inducted into HOF

Sep. 07, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Jeter visited Cooperstown when he was a kid nearly four decades ago and says he doesn't remember much about the trip. He's returning this week and likely won't ever forget even one moment. After a delay of well over a year, the former New...