Marvin Miller

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Birthdate 04/14/1917
Death Date 11/7/2012
Debut Year 1966
Year of Induction 2020
Teams MLBPAA
Position Executive

Red Barber once said, “Marvin Miller, along with Babe Ruth & Jackie Robinson, is one of the two or three most important men in baseball history.” 

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Marvin Miller blasts sports writer after the 1972 strike

Marvin Miller blasts sports writer after the 1972 strike

Marvin Miller changed the face of not only baseball, but all of professional sports as Executive Director of the Major League Baseball Players Association from 1966-1982. Under his leadership the average salary in baseball went from $19,000 in 1966 to
Second page of Marvin Miller letter to sportswriter

Second page of Marvin Miller letter to sportswriter

Marvin Miller proceeds to blast sportswriter Furman Bisher in the second page of the letter. “…you remind me of the man who says, ‘don’t confuse me with the facts, I prefer my own prejudices’.” Miller goes on to detail the financial gains made during the strike, s
Marvin Miller letter to Astros GM Spec Richardson

Marvin Miller letter to Astros GM Spec Richardson

To many Marvin Miller’s Hall of Fame induction is a matter of when, not if. Despite high demand from collectors and a what must be a great availability of his signature, Miller letters are not readily available on the market. As MLBPA union chief he must have signed

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