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John Gaherin

John Gaherin (Baseball.  Born, New York, NY, Nov. 24, 1914; died, Hyannis, MA, Jan. 24, 2000.)  Former head of the Newspapers Publishers Association of New York, John J. Gaherin was baseball’s chief labor negotiator (1967-78) during a tumultuous time in the game’s labor history.  Gaherin headed the management group that negotiated with Marvin Miller, then […]

Murray Chass

Murray Chass (Sportswriter.  Born, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 12, 1938.)  After more than 150 years, redefining baseball coverage was not a simple task, yet it was one accomplished by Murray Chass after he joined The New York Times in 1969.  Chass’ arrival at The Times was nearly coincident with the energizing of the Players Association and […]

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