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Tony Clark confirmed as new head of MLB players' union

Tony Clark has been confirmed as the new head of the Major League Baseball Players Association.

Players approved appointment in a secret ballot

Former all-star Tony Clark became acting executive director of the MLBPA when Michael Weiner died Nov. 21, 2013. (Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press)

Tony Clark has been confirmed as the new head of the Major League Baseball Players Association.

The former All-Star became acting executive director when Michael Weiner died Nov. 21, then was given the job in a unanimous vote by the union's executive board on Dec. 3.

The union said Thursday that Clark was approved in a secret ballot and online vote conducted among players.

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