Tag: MLB analysis commentary

A Dying Breed, The Casual Fan Of Baseball (Photo: money.com)
Posted in MLB Editorial

If MLB Is Truly Listening, Here’s What Casual Fans Are Thinking

If Major League Baseball (MLB) is genuinely listening to what its fans are saying – Joe Torre and Rob Manfred – here you have it…

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Minor League Players - Poverty Level (Photo: Yahoo Sports)
Posted in A Baseball Story MLB Editorial Yankees Minor Leagues

Minor League Players Pay Gets Pummeled By Congress And MLB

Minor League players know the burden they assume when they sign on with a major league team. But the U.S. Congress didn’t need to pile…

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Mets and Yankees Fans of Today (Photo Credit) www.sportsonearth.com
Posted in Mets and Yankees New York Mets New York Yankees Trends In MLB

Mets And Yankees: On The Evolution Of Being A Baseball Fan

Both the Mets and Yankees have witnessed an exponential growth in their fan base over the years. But it’s the evolution of those “fans” today…

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Miguel Andujar, New York Yankees Photo Credit: New York Post
Posted in AL Rookie Of The Year 2018 New York Yankees

On Why Miguel Andujar Is A Victim Of Major Leage Baseball

Fans of Miguel Andujar, including this one, are still reeling at the robbery of the ROY Award in the American League. But the blame for…

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Bernie Smith, Former Met and Brewer Photo Credit: Black Star News
Posted in MLB MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Pensionless Ballplayers

Pensionless MLB Ballplayers: Drilling Deeper Into Plight Of A Former Met

641 former MLB players do not receive a pension. This is the story of one of those ballplayers, a former member of the Mets and…

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George Theodore dislocates his hip after colliding with Don Hahn in July 1973 game at Shea. (Dan Farrell/News)
Posted in Baseball Commentary MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Pensionless Ballplayers

Opening The Door On The Plight Of Pensionless MLB Ballplayers

Welcome Douglas Gladstone, guest commentator, as he unveils the plight of pensionless ballplayers, ignored by MLB and left helpless by the Player’s Union.  For the…

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Posted in MLB Analysis MLB Editorial Trends In MLB

MLB Trends: On The Expedited Disappearance Of Position Players

The idea in Major League Baseball (MLB) of having eight players assigned to positions in the field has never made much sense to me from the…

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