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This Day in Baseball: First Ever Arbitration Ruling

By Precious Sanders @pdsanders99

On February 11, 1974, Twins pitcher Dick Woodson won the first arbitration ruling in baseball history after becoming the first player to invoke the new free agency clause. Woodson asked for and was awarded $29,000 (I’ve also seen $30,000 cited as the figure), over the Twins’ offer of $23,000.

This day in baseball: First ever arbitration ruling

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This day in baseball: First ever arbitration ruling


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