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1981 Major League Baseball strike


MLB - 1981 - Special - CNN Keith Olbermann Reporting On The MLB Strike Ending


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Baseball Strike 1981


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First Mid-Season Major League Baseball Strike - Decades TV Network

The 1981 Major League Baseball strike was the first work stoppage in Major League Baseball since the 1972 Major League Baseball strike that resulted in regular season games being cancelled. Overall, it was the fourth work stoppage since 1972, but actions in 1973, 1976, and 1980 did not result in any regular season games being cancelled. The strike began on June 12 and forced the cancellation of 713 games in the middle of the regular season. The two sides reached an agreement on July 31, and play resumed on August 9 with the All-Star Game, with regular season play resuming one day later.
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