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Friday, September 14, 2012
Yearbook, Sept. 14: MLB season cancelled

By Patrick Dorsey

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 canceled
The ticket booths outside Chicago's Wrigley Field, circa September 1994.
Detroit's Tiger Stadium, circa September 1994
Detroit's Tiger Stadium, circa September 1994.
The New York Mets' Shea Stadium, September 1994
The view from a dugout at the New York Mets' Shea Stadium in September 1994.