Marvin Miller, 1917-2012: Miller, the most important figure in the MLBPA's history, died today at 95. He helped Curt Flood challenge the reserve clause, which led to free agency and the wonderfully peaceful sports labor situation we have today.
posted by yerfatma to culture at 01:02 PM - 5 comments
A comment from Baseball Think Factory:
Having [Bowie] Kuhn in the Hall and [Marvin] Miller out is like giving Michael Spinks the heavyweight championship for being knocked out in seconds by Mike Tyson.
posted by grum@work at 11:53 PM on November 27
posted by tommytrump at 09:58 AM on November 28
Great quote grum.
posted by ursus_comiter at 01:22 PM on November 28
posted by yzelda4045 at 08:19 PM on November 28
Tommy Craggs on Marvin Miller.
posted by yerfatma at 09:09 AM on November 29
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