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An Appraisal: A Star Who Found Joy in Baseball and Reflected It Every Day

published Sun, Jan 25 2015 21:52 GMT
An Appraisal: A Star Who Found Joy in Baseball and Reflected It Every Day
Ernie Banks was more than a superstar. He was a walking billboard for baseball — or rather baseball as a homespun ideal.

New Commissioner Wants to Promote Sport to Youth

published Sun, Jan 25 2015 17:23 GMT
New Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred wants to increase participation in the sport among America’s youth and modernize the game without interfering with its history and traditions.

Robert Manfred Is Determined to Steer Young People Toward Baseball

published Sun, Jan 25 2015 01:15 GMT
Robert Manfred Is Determined to Steer Young People Toward Baseball
Robert Manfred wants M.L.B. to be more of a presence at the amateur level and also has an interest in reaching out to fans “with information via technology.”

M.L.B. Defends Fred Wilpon and His Financial Role

published Sun, Jan 25 2015 01:15 GMT
Though he was a victim of Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, the Mets’ majority owner, Fred Wilpon, was viewed as the right man for the job.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Ex-Pitcher Charged With Fraud

published Sat, Jan 24 2015 22:06 GMT
The former Major League Baseball pitcher Ted Lilly has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud.