Major League Baseball is expected to enter lockdown when its current collective bargaining agreement expires Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. First The stagnation of work in major American sports over eight years brings back memories of the persistent labor disputes that plagued MLB in the 1970s to 1990s.
there has been Eight Work stops in MLB history, with only three games missing and all of them between 1972 and 1995.
MLB canceled its post-1994 season due to a 232-day player strike from August 1994 to April 1995, while the 1972 and 1981 strikes resulted in 13 more 50-day in-season stoppages.
The National Hockey League has also opposed it. frequent Labor disputes, because of the 309-day lockout led to the cancellation of the entire 2004–05 season, while 1995 and 2012–2013 due to the 103-day and 119-day lockout, respectively, shortened both seasons.
The National Football League has largely avoided games missed due to labor disputes, but has fair share of play: A player strike shortened the 1987 season by one game but famously featured replacement players for a portion of the year, and in 2011 the 136-day lockout ended just before the start of the regular season.
National Basketball Association has Four Work halts, two of which—a 191-day lockout from 1998–99 and a 161-day lockout in 2011—have led to short seasons without subsequent cancellations of the season.