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Main Issues in baseball's labor dispute

Updated: August 11, 2002, 9:28 PM ET
Associated Press

Amateur Draft Owners: Would open the annual draft each June, currently limited to players in the United States (including Puerto Rico) and Canada, to players from around the world and cut it from 50 rounds to 38 rounds. Would allow teams to trade draft picks, with some restrictions.

Players: Open to concept of worldwide draft, but have proposed 16 rounds. Worried that college juniors and seniors, junior college players and high school seniors (the group currently eligible) would be given ...

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