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Baseball strike date set for Aug. 30

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Representatives of Major League Baseball players voted Friday to walk off the job Aug. 30 if a contract settlement is not reached with franchise owners.

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union holds off on strike date

CHICAGO, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Claiming a work stoppage is the last thing he wants, Major League Baseball Players Association chief Donald Fehr announced Monday that the union has postponed s

Bowden fined for strike remarks

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig fined Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden an undisclosed amount Friday for comparing the possibility of a baseball strike

Bowden apologies for 'horrible' remark

CINCINNATI, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Cincinnati Reds general manager Jim Bowden Thursday compared a potential players strike to the tragedies of Sept. 11 and then, a few hours later, apologized for

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Players Association sets no strike date

Players Association sets no strike date

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 8 (UPI) -- The Players Association held off on a strike date at its meeting Monday, but the possibility that baseball will face a work stoppage sometime this season looms

Selig vows no lockout

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said Tuesday there will be no lockout this season, although his comments drew a rebuke from union chief Donald Fehr.

Baseball owners adjourn, questions abound

PHOENIX, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Commissioner Bud Selig sought a positive spin, but baseball owners still finished two days of meetings Thursday with plenty of unfinished business.
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MLB Players Association Executive Director Donald Fehr appears before a House Committee on Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on illegal substances in sports on May 18, 2005, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Donald M. Fehr (born July 18, 1948) was the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association from 1986-2009. Currently he is the executive director of the National Hockey League Players Association.

Fehr was raised in Prairie Village, Kansas. He graduated from Indiana University and was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity. Fehr received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

As a young lawyer Fehr assisted the MLBPA in the Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally arbitration case (later known as the Seitz decision). In 1977, Marvin Miller hired Fehr as the Players Association general counsel.

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