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Baseball owners, union can't agree

BOSTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The winter meetings are coming to an end and so is the short-lived goodwill between Major League Baseball and the Players Association.

Selig presents gloomy baseball picture

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, said Thursday his sport operated at a loss of $232

Selig paints gloomy baseball picture

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, said Thursday his sport operated at a loss of $232 million in 2001 and that wh

Selig paints gloomy baseball picture

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, said Thursday his sport operated at a loss of $232 million in 2001 and that wh

Montreal pitcher agres with contraction

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Montreal Expos reliever Scott Strickland told a radio network Thursday that contraction "has to be done" and salaries "have definitely gotten out of control."
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Donald Fehr
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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