Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced today that the owners of the 30 Major League
Clubs have unanimously approved the five-year labor contract with the Major League Baseball Players
The club vote on the new contract, which will allow play to continue uninterrupted through the 2011
season, was conducted by conference call.
"Unanimous approval by the clubs is yet another indicator of the peace and prosperity that exists in the
industry," said Commissioner Selig. "This agreement gives us a great opportunity to continue to grow the
game in all ways and expand on the Golden Age of the sport."