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Lackey's and Bay's markets emerge

Updated: November 16, 2009, 2:01 PM ET
By Keith Law

Last week the Hall of Fame announced the entries on its nonplayer ballot, which includes owners, umpires, executives, managers and longtime union head Marvin Miller. Miller's candidacy is the most controversial; many people like to argue that Miller somehow damaged the game by breaking ownership's stranglehold on player salaries and movement.

Yes, obtaining and enforcing players' rights has transferred enormous amounts of wealth from ownership to the players who actually produced ...

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