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by Brian Young | on Dec 02, 2016

Labor Peace on the Diamond

The game must go on.  For the last 21 years, that has been the mantra of Major League Baseball in preventing labor strife.  Over the last two decades, everyone has recieved a piece of the...

by Kate Hogan | on Jul 06, 2016

Female Umpires in the Minors

They always say that the best kind of umpire is the one that no one notices. That isn’t exactly the case when you become the first female umpire in the Gulf Coast League since 1978 and the...

by Brian Young | on Jul 01, 2016

Disgracing our national pastime

Riding the bus, playing in tiny stadiums and barely getting paid is the way of life for many minor league baseball players.  While a small percentage will ever make it to the Big Show, let alone...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 03, 2016

Jennie from da' block

If coaching a 12 year old softball summer team has taught me anything, it’s that the men that coach the other teams don’t think I belong there. When the two of us walk up to home plate to...

by Kate Hogan | on May 25, 2016

Throwing like a Girl

With the very real possibility of our nation electing the first woman President, and with women actively serving in combat infantry, and Equal Pay becoming a political topic of conversation at almost...

by Brian Young | on Jul 31, 2015

Flood v. Kuhn changed the world

This year, marks the 45th anniversary of a player willingly putting their career on the line to help their fellow players have a better quality of life.   While these union members can...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 30, 2012

Everyone should thank Marvin Miller

Every time a professional athlete cashes one of his multimillion dollar checks he should stop and thank Marvin Miller. Marvin Julian Miller died this week at the age of 95 and while he might not be a...