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Bud Selig Going Out With A Bang: MLB Pitchers To Wear Protective Headgear
As Bud Selig retires as MLB Commissioner, looks like he's instilling a menu of new rules that are changing the game. His newest one is for pitchers to wear batting helmets. Read more...
In this short film, "Voice of Art - The Tax Dodgers Part I," Gan Golan, street theater artist and co-author of best-sellers "Goodnight Bush" and "The Adventures of Unemployed Man," leads a mock baseball team called "The Tax Dodgers." Read more...
September 26, 1973 - The Saga Of Spiro - The Age Of Dirty Tricks.
News of the day for September 26, 1973 - The Spiro Agnew Bribery Case goes forward. House rejects Agnew bid for investigation paving the way for a Grand Jury Trial. Agnew adamant about not quitting. Beef prices go down, ranchers not happy. Watergate hearings shift to aspects of Dirty Tricks, Nixon aide Pat Buchanan testifies, after refusing subpoena. Willie Mays retires from Baseball and Italian film icon Anna Magnani dies as 65. Read more...
MLB Blocks NY Mets From Wearing NYPD, NYFD Caps Read more...
C&L's Late Night Music Club With The Count Basie Orchestra
A musical tribute to a baseball legend Read more...

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June 29, 2000 - Fires, Fraud And Flagrance.
News of the Day for June 29, 2000 - Wildfires in Southern Washington State threaten Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Hostage Standoff in Disney World, Disgraced pitcher John Rocker returns to Baseball, Janet Reno comments on Elian Gonzales case, Pres. Clinton nominates Norman Mineta to Sec. Of Commerce and Daniel Wiant gets indicted for embezzling $7 million from The American Cancer Society. Read more...
Sixty Years Ago April Was All About This - 1951
Sixty Years Ago April Sounded Like This - the weeks news for the week ending on April 16th, 1951. HUAC Hearings and the Witch Hunt search for Communists. A U.S. Navy plane is shot down over the Baltic Sea and it intensified the Cold War, Thomas Dewey talks about Foreign Policy. Justice William O. Douglas goes on a book tour and Joe DiMaggio talks about the first day of Baseball. Read more...
Bill Maher had another great New Rules segment tonight with his comparison between the economic models embraced by the NFL and MLB and those of the Democratic and Republican parties. You can say this doesn't necessarily apply to a lot of Read more...
It's no surprise that MLB owners and Bud Selig would support -- or at least stick their heads in the sand when it comes to publicly responding -- Read more...
I don't normally get involved in media inside baseball, because 1) it's even more boring to readers than it is to me and 2) "old" media is so last Read more...