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Storm Clouds On The Horizon

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In spite of the Las Vegas locale, the mood at this year's Winter Meetings was not one of celebration. And as 2009 gets under way, minor league baseball (and the entire baseball industry, for that matter), is looking ahead with a wary eye.

Minors | #2009#Column

Not Just America’s Game

Will Lingo -Premium Content

The Baseball America Almanac has plenty of great features to recommend it, but one of the most underappreciated corners of it is the section that wraps up the professional baseball leagues across the world. Baseball America has long prided itself on covering baseball wherever it's played, and while space considerations have forced us to limit our coverage of international leagues in the issue, we still wrap up every significant professional league in the Almanac.

Minors | #2008#Column

Always Innovating

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You'd be hard-pressed to find an industry that's any better at innovating than minor league baseball. While major league franchises sometimes seem burdened by their history and tradition, minor league franchises show no hesitation to reinvent themselves when necessary.

Minors | #2008#Column