Orioles owner on negotiating committee

April 8, 2002 at 3:40 PM

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos was named Monday to the Major League Baseball negotiating committee.

Angelos will join new MLB president Bob Dupuy, MLB executive vice president of labor Rob Manfred, outside legal counsel Howard Ganz and Chicago Cubs general manager Andy MacPhail in their attempt to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement with the players.

"Peter knows the issues inside and out and will do anything he can to reach and agreement that restores competitive balance to the game," Commissioner Bud Selig said.

Angelos built a national reputation as a labor lawyer and is president and managing partner of the law offices of Peter G. Angelos P.C.

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