How the new CBA changes baseball
Five-year labor deal could profoundly alter the sport in quite a significant way
NEW YORK -- It was one more "historic" day in the life of the great sport of baseball. That's the word Bud Selig used to describe it, anyhow: "Historic."
OK, so it wasn't historic in the way that Mariano Rivera's 602nd save was historic. Or in the way that the monumental collapse of the 2011 Red Sox was historic. Or even in the way that Manny Ramirez's second career PED suspension was historic.
But history unfolds in many sizes, shapes and flavors in this game. ...
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