Yearbook, Sept. 14: MLB season cancelled

September, 14, 2012
Sept. 14, 1994: As a lockout looms over the NHL we remember the day, 18 years ago, when commissioner Bud Selig and Major League Baseball's owners agreed to call off a season that already had lost 34 days to a players strike.

It made way for the first October without a World Series since 1904, and for plenty of empty ticket booths and stadiums all late summer and fall.

Chicago's Wrigley Field after the 1994 baseball season was canceledJonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesThe ticket booths outside Chicago's Wrigley Field, circa September 1994.
Detroit's Tiger Stadium, circa September 1994AP Photo/Lennox McLendonDetroit's Tiger Stadium, circa September 1994.
The New York Mets' Shea Stadium, September 1994AP Photo/Ed BaileyThe view from a dugout at the New York Mets' Shea Stadium in September 1994.
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).



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