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Minor League General Manager Moves Are Significant Too

Will Lingo -Premium Content

While minor league general manager moves don't affect as many people, they're just as important in the life of your favorite franchise. A minor league GM doesn't have anything to say about the makeup of his team's roster, but he has much more to say about your ballpark experience as a minor league fan.

Minors | #2011#Column

Honkbal Heyday, Canadian Gold Show Game’s Globalization

John Manuel -

Canada won the Pan Am Games and the Netherlands won the World Cup as baseball becomes more global than ever. Ten nations have won tournaments of some import in the 13 years of the current era of professionals in international play: Australia (1999 Intercontinental Cup), Canada, Cuba, Dominican Republic (2010 Pan Am/World Cup qualifier), Italy (European championships, most recently in 2010); Japan (two World Baseball Classics), the Netherlands, South Korea (2008 Olympics), Taiwan (Asia Games, most recently in 2009); and the United States. How many sports can match that track record?

College | #2011#Column