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Marvin Miller from the Chronology
Nov 14, 2001 - After Marvin Miller‚ former head of the players union‚ calls on Bud Selig to resign because of a conflict of interest with the Twins contraction and his ownership‚ the Commissioner reacts angrily. "St. Louis is closer to Minneapolis than Milwaukee is‚" misstates Selig in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal. "Are the Red Sox going to benefit if Montreal is contracted? No. I don't think the Brewers will gain either. Its so outrageous and not worthy of comment‚" he comments.
Jun 12, 1981 - At 12:30 A.M. after meeting with the owners for most of the previous day players' union chief Marvin Miller announces "We have accomplished nothing. The strike is on" thus beginning the longest labor action to date in American sports history. By the time the season resumes on August 10th 706 games (38 percent of the ML schedule) will have been canceled.
Mar 30, 1972 - Marvin Miller executive director of the Players' Association completes his canvass of players on the strike issue: 663 vote in favor of a strike 10 against and there are 2 abstentions.
Mar 5, 1966 - Player representatives elect Marvin Miller assistant to the president of the United Steelworkers as executive director of the ML Players' Association.