Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Newsletter Excerpt, April 1, 2020 -- "The Agreement"

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"So that $170 million the teams are paying major leaguers? It’s coming right out of the pockets of high-school seniors and college juniors, a short-term loan from those groups to current MLBPA members. It’s an indefensible wealth transfer for which everyone involved should be ashamed."