The 1994 MLB Strike Hurt Everyone; Especially The Montreal Expos

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Anthony Emerson in MLB
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The 1994 MLB Players Association strike hurt everyone. Tony Gwynn of the San Diego Padres was on pace to hit .400, and would've been the first player to do so since Ted Williams hit .406 in 1941. Matt Williams of the San Francisco Giants was on pace to break Roger Maris's record of 61 home runs in a single season. And the Montreal Expos were the best team in baseball. No, I'm not lying to you. The Expos were led by a good group of players: Larry Walker, Moises Alou, Pedro Martinez, John Wetteland, and Wil Cordero. At the time the baseball season was put on hold, the Expos had the best record at 70-40, and led the NL East by six games. Then the strike went on and forced MLB commissioner Bud Selig to cancel the playoffs and the World Series. If the 1994 season had continued, the Expos l ...

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