As described in the next section, before the introduction of unions, players were at the mercy of team owners and ... In 2007 a first-year MLB player earned $380, 000 and a rookie NBA player made $427, 163. ... The NHLPA sought, unsuccessfully, forthe imposition of a luxury tax, but players may still benefit from a revenue-sharing program in which the 10 richest franchises subsidize the 15 poorest.
|Title||:||Sport and Public Policy|
|Publisher||:||Human Kinetics -|