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MLB, Union To Begin Second Round Of CBA Talks In Coming Weeks
Published March 16, 2011
HISTORY LESSON: MLB has formed a Baseball Origins Committee, which will be led by league historian John Thorn. Selig will be part of the 10-member panel that will also include filmmaker Ken Burns, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and syndicated columnist George Will. The panel will seek to determine the origins of baseball and will explore the sport's evolution (MLB).