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MLB unanimously approves new collective bargaining agreement

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Dec 15, 2011 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Baseball’s new collective bargaining agreement is in place. Officially.

Major League Baseball just announced that all 30 clubs voted in favor of the new CBA, putting a new five-year contract in place between the league and the players union. At the end of the new deal, baseball should be at 21 consecutive years without a strike or a lockout.

“I am very pleased that the clubs have given their unanimous support of the new agreement,” commissioner Bud Selig said in a statement. “Our sport has taken many significant strides over the past decade, and this agreement will allow us to continue to grow the game.”

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