Behind the big salaries are complex negotiations between labor and management. Students compare and contrast models of resolving differences by exploring player organizations in baseball's labor history.
Baseball fan Erin States holds up signs that read "Kids love baseball" and "Please, no strike" before a game between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California on August 12, 1994. This was the last game played before the strike was called. (Brad Mangin / National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)