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Tony Clark Discusses MLB's New CBA, Will Keep An Eye On Future Revenue Increases

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 05 / 16

MLB's new CBA "marks an extension in an unprecedented period of labor peace," and MLBPA Exec Dir Tony Clark is "mindful that revenues continue to increase -- and are expected to do so until this deal expires following" the '21 season, according to Barry Svrluga of the WASHINGTON POST. Clark said, "W...

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