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Friday, December 2, 2016
Injured players get full pay for their contracts in baseball.
On this day in 1916 the National Commission in baseball ordered that injured baseball players get full pay for the duration of their contracts. Prior to that the injury clause in their contracts allows clubs to suspend players after fifteen days. The Players League had pressured for the change.