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Timeline of baseball's labor troubles

Updated: October 23, 2006, 1:21 AM ET
Associated Press

Baseball players and owners reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract over the weekend, the first time the sides have achieved labor peace before their current deal expires. A look back at past labor troubles and deals:

• 1968 -- Baseball's first labor contract agreed to on Feb. 28, a two-season deal.

• 1970 -- Sides reach preliminary agreement on three-year contract on May 23.

• 1972 -- Players strike April 1 over pension ...

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