WENT ON STRIKE.IN FACT, THESTRIKE COST TONYGWINN THEOPPORTUNITY TOHIT 400 IN ASEASON.IT ALSO PRODUCEDTHIS LASTINGIMAGE..
A 10- YEAR-OLD GIRL HOLDINGTWO SIGNS AT ANA'S GAME INOAKLAND.ONE READ..
"KIDSLOVE BASEBALL"..THE OTHER.."PLEASE DON'TSTRIKE".THAT WAS ERINHOY..
AND SHELIVES INESCONDIDO NOW.SO 10NEWSCAUGHT UP WITHHER TO LOOK BACKON HER FEELINGSSURROUNDING THE1994 STRIKE."My room was filledwith baseballposters.
There wasposters of RickyHenderson, and MarkMcGuire, and JoseCanseco so that'show my childhoodwas, so when thestrike came I didn'tunderstand salarycaps, I didn'tunderstandnegotiations.
All Iunderstood was thata game that I lovedvery dearly had thepotential of notbeing playedanymore for the restof the season, andwe didn't really knowwhen it would end."ERIN SAID THEREASON SHE LOVEDBASEBALL SO MUCHAS A CHILD..
WASBECAUSE OF THECONNECTIONBETWEEN THE FANSAND THE PLAYERS.THE SKY'S THELIMIT FOR PADRES