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Rick Horrow on the passing of former baseball union head Marvin Miller.
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I've thought or knew damn well Rick Horrow talking about the passing Margaret Miller. Under Marvin Miller leadership the average players salary. Went 101000 dollar in 1967. The -- 49000. By 1984. -- the minimum salary increased from 6000 the forty doubt. Today it did. -- average MLB salary report or billion dollar albeit at a MLB thirty team is given out billion dollar contract. Marvin Miller oversaw a work stoppage in modern baseball history in 1970 -- Well or did the right in baseball history in 1981. People say he lucked out of the -- yeah actually opened it up. He negotiated numerous lucrative licensing and marketing deal. That billions of dollars to the players -- the copper in particular it 1981 success. Opening up the baseball card industry competing company. Follow a quarter century monopoly like ops. Look at franchise value though for MLB franchise value data that date back to 67 dollar per year. Let out a little perspective. George Steinbrenner bought the New York Yankees for eight million dollar and 9073. Today yeah average MLB franchise worth. 605. Billion dollars and the Yankees one point 85. Billy. Marvin Miller -- very controversial. In cycle. Will be. A -- sports. --