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New advocacy group calls for minor leaguers to receive a living wage

By Eric Stephen March 21, 2020 At a time when the vulnerability of minor league players is at its most visible during the coronavirus shutdown, a group of former players are among the founders of an organization dedicated to fight for minor leaguer players’ rights. Advocates for Minor Leaguers launched Friday, with a stated goal of “providing a voice for minor league players and improving working conditions,” and an immediate demand that minor leaguer players be paid a minimum of $15,000 per year. “This organization is long overdue,” said Garrett Broshuis, an attorney who pitched six years in the Giants’ system. “Even though ...