African-Americans in baseball

This Texas newspaper story has been circulating around the blogosphere for a while so I thought it deserved a bit of attention.   I think most everyone is aware that the number of star-quality or even major league-caliber African-American players in MLB has dwindled in recent years.  The article does mention how the population of […]

To slot or not to slot

I read an interesting article today from Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports re: the bonus slotting issue that is being debated for the next CBA.   Here’s what seems to be the most important point of argument: Somewhere in the middle sit the players, the MLBPA’s truest voices and, in all likelihood, the ultimate arbiters […]