2006 Major League Baseball

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The 2006 Major League Baseball season was the seventh season in which the two major leagues, the National League and the American League, were consolidated into a single entity under the authority of the Commissioner, Bud Selig.

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The first edition of the World Baseball Classic was held before the 2006 season. Japan won the tournament, defeating Cuba in the finale.

A new Collective Bargaining Agreement was signed in 2006. It was in force until the 2011 season. In contrast to previous editions, the agreement was negotiated in a positive climate without recourse to the threat of a work stoppage.


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