Editorial: Don’t blame baseball players for the lockout. They’re actually underpaid

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The Kansas City Star

With springtime almost here, many of us look forward to the normal rhythms of life that baseball helps provide. But trust Major League Baseball owners to louse that up with their lockout of players. Spring training should be happening right now. But players are still locked out. And we are not even sure why. Opening Day at major league parks across the country has been canceled as a result of owners’ unwillingness to share some of their billion-dollar pie. Other games have been called off, too. Baseball may not be able to recover from a prolonged impasse. After the last big labor stoppage in 1…

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