Posts tagged Marvin Miller

EX-MLBPA HEAD MILLER DEAD AT 95

EX-MLBPA HEAD MILLER DEAD AT 95

Marvin Miller, the labor economist who spent 17 years as head of the MLBPA, died on Tuesday at the age of 95. Miller was first elected as executive director of the MLBPA in 1966 and negotiated the first collective bargaining agreement with the owners in 1968. The earning power of the players quickly went up […]

THROWBACK: CURT FLOOD

THROWBACK: CURT FLOOD

Curtis Charles Flood was a centerfielder for the St. Louis  Cardinals from 1959 to 1969 who won seven Gold Gloves. He batted over .300 six  times, led the league in hits in 1964 with 211 and played all seven games in three World Series, 1964, 1967 and 1968. For all his steady production during a  […]