Minor leaguers deserve fair pay

Lawsuit demands back pay, damages for farm system players

Originally Published: June 30, 2014
By Mina Kimes | ESPN The Magazine

WALKING INTO THE Springfield Cardinals' ballpark, I could've sworn I had stepped out of a time machine. The prices were positively quaint: $20 bought a hot dog, a beer and a front row seat. It was a warm night, and a pack of children stalked a hapless mascot in the stands. Others were sprawled out on picnic blankets behind left field, next to a bounce house that quivered like a block of gelatin. This was an obsolescent America, a place where families could gather for cheap, wholesome ...

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