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Marvin Miller: Economist Who Revolutionized Baseball

Posted on 11/27/2012 by | Who's News | Comments

LegacyTry to think of a game-changers who altered and reshaped the great American pastime, and it’s usually a player who comes to mind — someone like Babe Ruth, the slugger who introduced the long ball in the 1920s, or Jackie Robinson, the infielder who not only broke the color barrier in the 1940s but also presaged the modern, speed-oriented game with his aggressive, daring base-running. But there’s another man who forever changed baseball, even though he never went to the …