On February 14 1917 — Dave Fultz, president of the Players Fraternity, calls off a strike set to begin within the week. One of demands of the union is to abolish the ten-day clause, in which a team ceases to pay an injured player after he has been out of action for ten days. Organized Baseball officially severs relations with the union, leaving the players without representation.

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Baseball Reference February 14
SABR Games Project
National Pastime February 14
Hall of Fame
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Retro Sheet

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