"In retrospect, we should have acted sooner," Fehr said. "The Major League Baseball Players Association accepts its share of the responsibility, and so do I."
"Would I have taken the position without the amendments? The answer is I don't know for sure but it would've been a vastly more difficult choice," Fehr said. "What this does is put the director almost precisely in the position of a prime minister and that is to say the director has significant authority and responsibility but so long as, and only so long as, that individual can maintain significant majority support among the executive and board and players."