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Over the last few few weeks, I’ve been emailing out sections of a larger story, titled “Labor peace is a lie.” Here’s part six, the conclusion, on the players starting to get angry and get (re)organized. If you missed any of the other five parts, you can find them here.
The players are finally realizing their mistake
While enough fans don’t seem to care about present-day labor issues in MLB, the players certainly do. What has been a less and less effective union as time has gone on is now seemingly galvanized by consecutive horrible offseasons, to the point where players like Kenley Jansen and Adam Wainwright are openly talking about striking years before the MLBPA can legally stage one.*