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Byline: Claire Smith
PHILADELPHIA _ For the first time in baseball history, Hall of Fame candidates are being considered not just for the kind of physical power exhibited by a strong man such as former Phillies slugger Dick Allen.
Power of a different sort _ as represented by Marvin Miller, whose vision for the baseball players' union made it the most powerful labor organization in sports, and by Curt Flood, whose groundbreaking refusal to accept a trade that helped spark baseball's labor movement _ also found a place on the Hall of Fame veterans committee ballot announced Thursday.
Allen, Flood and Miller as well as groundbreakers such as Bill …