Owners, players prepare to spoil summer

June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p17
Speculates on a possible strike in major league baseball. Proposal by team owners of a cap on what each team can be paid, akin to the lids on professional basketball and football; Rejection of the idea by players; Signs that if a walkout occurs, each side may let it become a long one.


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