Life in the Minors
Minor league baseball is a circus. So is this blog.
Friday, March 15, 2013
The Exploitation of the Minor Leaguer Continues in the States
Nike abuses poor, hungry, and young workers to make Air Jordans. Apple abuses poor, hungy, and young workers to make iPhones. And ML...
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Fire and Ice: Not Missing the Stress of the Minor League Spring
Two weeks ago I made the following remark to a friend: "It's nice that winter is over." I made this comment after a couple w...
Friday, February 8, 2013
Doug Clark: The Grinding Journeyman Hero
The movie Rounders teaches us that there are two types of gamblers. There's the gambler who makes a run at making it big, and there'...
Monday, January 21, 2013
Minor League Clawbacks
Recently, I had the good fortune of having an article published by the Saint Louis University Law Journal . The article, entitled "De...
Friday, January 18, 2013
Baseball Players Can Have Imaginary Girlfriends Too
He was 23. He was a professional baseball player. He was a cool, good looking guy. He could've gotten almost any girl. Instead, he had...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Their Own Hall of Shame
Many people have written a lot more about the Hall of Fame voting than I will write today. But for the most part, the expansiveness of the l...
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Squeezing a Squeezed Lemon
The market for amateur baseball players operates as anything but a free market. Instead, the draft creates a tightly controlled and restrict...
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