Maybe it's time for the minor league players to unionize, too.
By a 5-0 vote, the National Labor Relations Board on August 17 tossed out college athletes' - in this case, Northwestern University's football players' - attempt to unionize.
The workers produce, on average, 3,200 bats each day for souvenirs and retail sale and about 300 bats per day for major league baseball players.
On May 8, 1967, A federal grand jury indicted Muhammad Ali for refusing to be inducted into the armed forces.
College football players who want to unionize and their foe, Northwestern University, filed their written arguments with the NLRB on Apr. 16.
The Chicago regional chapter of the NLRB ruled that Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union if they desire.
A federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.
On February 19, 2002, Vonetta Flowers became the first black gold medalist in the history of the Winter Olympic Games.
He won five Grey Cups, and is notable for helping to erase the prejudice within the world of sports that black quarterbacks could not succeed in professional football.
With virtually unanimous player support, and Steelworker backing, football players at Northwestern University filed a formal petition and signed union recognition election cards.