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Angels, Red Sox discontinue pension plans for non-uniformed personnel
Angels, Red Sox discontinue pension plans for non-uniformed personnel

Jerry Reinsdorf of the Chicago White Sox opposed last January’s vote by fellow Major League Baseball owners to allow individual teams to reduce or discontinue pension plans for non-uniformed personnel, a group that includes front-office executives and support staff, scouts, minor league staff and some broadcasters. With the sport raking in $9 billion in annual revenues and clubs handing out eight-figure contracts to players like Halloween candy, “Why would we want to hurt the little guy?” Reinsdorf said at last week’s winter meetings. “My concern was that the people hurt the most would be older employees and mostly the scouts.” The Angels and the...

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