this-day-in-baseball:

February 17, 1995
Not willing to be part of an inferior product placed on the field and as a show of support for his players, Tigers manager Sparky Anderson is suspended without pay when he refuses to manage replacement players in spring training during the 1995 work stoppage. Anderson will resume his duties when the strike is resolved, but will retire at the end of the season.

this-day-in-baseball:

February 17, 1995
Not willing to be part of an inferior product placed on the field and as a show of support for his players, Tigers manager Sparky Anderson is suspended without pay when he refuses to manage replacement players in spring training during the 1995 work stoppage. Anderson will resume his duties when the strike is resolved, but will retire at the end of the season.

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