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Volume 22 No. 19
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Closing Shot: Baseball’s Boiling Point

Twenty-five years ago, a contentious relationship between Major League Baseball players and owners led to a strike that ended the 1994 season early and scratched the postseason.
Fans at Wrigley Field vented their frustration on Aug. 10, 1994, two days before Major League Baseball players would go on strike. Photo: getty images Gene Orza enjoyed 30 years as a prominent figure in the Major League Baseball Players Association. The 1994-95 player strike still vividly...

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