This Day in MLBPA History 12-15-1980

This Day in MLBPA History    12-15-2016 Dec. 15, 1980:  Dave Winfield becomes baseball’s highest-paid player On Dec. 15, 1980, Dave Winfield, after playing seven stellar seasons with the San Diego Padres, signed a 10-year, $15 million contract with the New York...

The Bo & Stacey Porter SELF Foundation

I am honored to be accepting this year’s Torch Award for personal achievement and philanthropic work from the Bo and Stacey Porter SELF Foundation.  In its third year, the annual Legacy Award Gala is the primary fundraiser for the Texas foundation, which is making...

The 2015 Gold Glove Awards

This short story isn’t about young boxers in the squared circle, it’s about the Gold Glove Award ceremony to be held Friday, November 13th in New York City, honoring Major League Baseball’s best defenders for the year 2015.  Gold Gloves are voted on by the coaches and...

The Green Diamond Gallery

Even if you are a huge sports fan, and baseball fan in particular, if you live outside of Cincinnati, Ohio you may never have heard of the Green Diamond Gallery.  Over the last 7-8 years a baseball fan, collector & businessman, Bob Crotty decided to go all out in...

Negro League Baseball Museum celebrates 25 years

Twenty-five years ago the late John Buck O’Neil gathered with key baseball friends and advisors in Kansas City to push forward an idea to house black baseball history, and to keep the memory and legacy of Negro League baseball alive for generations to come.  They...