In the words of founder Dan Krueger, the fan union is meant to restore professional sports to their original state.
Krueger adds: We know it sounds idealistic, but if we can get enough members together in each town to vote and pass resolutions, we can make a difference on matters like, say, steroids.
Krueger confesses that in todays ultra-capitalist markets, the idea of a fan union may have the odds stacked against it, but he hopes that grass-roots popularity will turn them into a sort of U.N. of professional sports.
Though he admits that, like the United Nations, the fan union will not have any real enforcement powers.
Still, Krueger says issues like salary caps are crucial to pro sports integrity and staying power, adding: Losing your favorite player to unlimited salaries is killing the game for many fans.
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