A strike warrants a strike

Former sportswriter Scribbly Tate tells of his hunger strike against baseball back in 1972.

Originally Published: August 27, 2002
By Scribby Tate | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: Scribbly Tate is a guest columnist who is filling in for Rob Neyer, who is on vacation.

Like the weather, people like to complain about baseball strikes but -- again, just like the weather -- they never do anything about them. I'd like to tell you the story about the time I took matters into my own hands and made those owners and players stand up and take notice!

Lately, people often say to me, "Do you think there's going to be a strike?" to which I am prone to reply, ...

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