Marvin Miller, The First Executive Director Of The MLB Players Association, Dead at 95
Marvin Miller was a great man for baseball and its players. After a long battle with cancer, he has passed away at the age of 95. Miller was the executive director of the MLBPA from 1966-1982. Under his leadership the average baseball players salary went from $10,000 to $329,000. He helped to transform the Players Association into one of the strongest unions in the USA.
Miller was born in the Bronx, NY. He died early Tuesday in Manhattan after a very long battle with cancer. His influence on the game of baseball, and the work that he did for the players will always be remembered.
[Via NY Daily News]