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BASEBALL'S REVENUE-SHARING DEBATE TO HEAT UP IN PHOENIX
Published March 19, 1996
Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig said a vote on revenue- sharing is possible when MLB owners meet this week in Phoenix, and added that -- if approved -- a plan could take effect this season (Mark Maske, WASHINGTON POST, 3/19). OLD-TIMERS SUE: A group of retired players sued MLB, "saying they are being cheated out of royalties from sales of baseball cards, films and other memorabilia." Two suits filed in Oakland by 82-year-old Pete Coscarat represent more than 800 retirees and heirs (USA TODAY, 3/19).