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Joe Torre

Sports and Society Administrator May 28, 2014 0

By Lesley Visser Originally Published in Haute Living – January 2014 It looked so benign where Joe Torre grew up, Marine Park in Brooklyn. A tidy row house on T Street where his father

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Friends and Colleagues Pay Tribute to a Giant of American Labor

Friends and Colleagues Pay Tribute to a Giant of American Labor

Wayne McDonnell January 23, 2013 0

On the day where America observes the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Major League Baseball Players Association gathered to pay homage to another extraordinary leader, teacher and mentor at New York

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Collaboration and Collegiality are Two Hallmarks of MLB’s Modified Drug Testing Program

Collaboration and Collegiality are Two Hallmarks of MLB’s Modified Drug Testing Program

Wayne McDonnell January 11, 2013 0

What a difference a day makes! Over the course of 24 hours, the baseball community and its fans went from vilifying the Baseball Writers Association of America for not selecting a single candidate to

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The BBWAA Pitches a Costly Shutout Against Jack Morris

The BBWAA Pitches a Costly Shutout Against Jack Morris

Wayne McDonnell January 9, 2013 0

The pearly gates to baseball immortality will remained closed this year as the Baseball Writers Association of America have democratically decided that no one deserves enshrinement in the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer.

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Uncertainty About the Hall of Fame Ballot has Cooperstown’s Economy Eagerly Awaiting the Results

Uncertainty About the Hall of Fame Ballot has Cooperstown’s Economy Eagerly Awaiting the Results

Wayne McDonnell January 9, 2013 0

At last month’s Baseball Winter Meetings in Nashville, the first three members of the Hall of Fame Class of 2013 were announced by Chairman of the Board Jane Forbes Clark and the Pre-Integration Era

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A Hall of Fame Quandary Involving Sportsmanship, Integrity and Character

A Hall of Fame Quandary Involving Sportsmanship, Integrity and Character

Wayne McDonnell January 8, 2013 0

The steroids epidemic that had polluted the game of baseball for nearly two decades is rearing its ugly head once again. Due to Major League Baseball’s initial reluctance to expeditiously address an issue of

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Trading R.A. Dickey could be the Gateway to Greener Pastures for the New York Mets

Trading R.A. Dickey could be the Gateway to Greener Pastures for the New York Mets

Wayne McDonnell December 3, 2012 0

In a society where social media has consumed every aspect of our daily lives, it’s still fascinating that thousands of people attend the Baseball Winter Meetings each year looking for morsels of information or

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Is Francona The Right Fit For The Cleveland Indians?

Is Francona The Right Fit For The Cleveland Indians?

Wayne McDonnell October 9, 2012 0

A few people are scratching their heads and asking why Terry Francona would agree to manage the Cleveland Indians. Why would someone who managed the Boston Red Sox to 744 wins and two World

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