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The 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike was the eighth work stoppage in baseball history, as well as the fourth in-season work stoppage in 22 years.<ref name="WorkStoppages">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The strike began on August 12, 1994 and resulted in the remainder of that season being cancelled, including the postseason and, for the first time since 1904, the World Series. The strike was suspended on April 2, 1995 after 232 days, making it the longest such stoppage in MLB history, breaking the record set by the 1981 strike.<ref name="WorkStoppages"/> 948 games were cancelled in all, and MLB became the first major professional sports league to lose an entire postseason due to labor struggles. Due to the strike, both the 1994 and 1995 seasons were not played to a complete 162 games; the strike was called after most teams had played at least 113 games in 1994 and each team played 144 games in 1995.


1994–95 Major League Baseball strike sections
Intro  Background  Strike  Strike ends  Post-strike  See also  References  External links  

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Major League Baseball
labor relations
1972 strike
1981 strike
1985 strike
1990 lockout
1994-95 strike
Collective Bargaining Agreement
Baseball portal

The 1994–95 Major League Baseball strike was the eighth work stoppage in baseball history, as well as the fourth in-season work stoppage in 22 years.<ref name="WorkStoppages">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The strike began on August 12, 1994 and resulted in the remainder of that season being cancelled, including the postseason and, for the first time since 1904, the World Series. The strike was suspended on April 2, 1995 after 232 days, making it the longest such stoppage in MLB history, breaking the record set by the 1981 strike.<ref name="WorkStoppages"/> 948 games were cancelled in all, and MLB became the first major professional sports league to lose an entire postseason due to labor struggles. Due to the strike, both the 1994 and 1995 seasons were not played to a complete 162 games; the strike was called after most teams had played at least 113 games in 1994 and each team played 144 games in 1995.


1994–95 Major League Baseball strike sections
Intro  Background  Strike  Strike ends  Post-strike  See also  References  External links  

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