50 Most Influential: No. 48 — Tony Clark
Major League Baseball Players AssociationCHANGE FROM 2013: NEWCOMER
Clark was unanimously voted in as executive director of the MLB Players Association a year ago to lead a union that has enjoyed labor peace for more than two decades. The MLB collective-bargaining agreement expires in December 2016 and time will tell if Clark and new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred will be able to keep that streak going.
NBA writer John Lombardo and Executive Editor Abraham Madkour discuss the reasoning behind Adam Silver being No. 1 on our Most Influential list.