Former baseball union leader dies

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tuesday November 27, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) -- Marvin Miller, the union leader who created free agency for baseball players and revolutionized professional sports with multimillion dollar contracts, died Tuesday. He was 95.

Miller died at his home in Manhattan at 5:30 a.m., said his daughter Susan Miller. He had been diagnosed with liver cancer in August.

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