NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' association have agreed to increase pensions for older retired players, according to a person familiar with the deal.

The person told The Associated Press the increases involve players from before 1980 who had less than four years of major league service. The person spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the details have not been announced.

Management and the union called a Thursday news conference to announce an agreement regarding former players but did not go into details.

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