MLB releases 2017 postseason schedule

By Mark Newman, MLB.com NEW YORK — Major League Baseball released the 2017 postseason schedule on Tuesday — and it is similar to last year’s, except in one important way: The 113th World Series will begin Oct. 24 on FOX at the home of the league champion with the better regular-season record. The standard playoff tiebreaker rules will apply […]

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CLEVELAND’S WAR PATH

  By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — On Wednesday, July 19, the Cleveland Indians ended their Bay Area tour with the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Alameda County Coliseum and San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, losing five of six games and the AL Central Division lead. Remember it is Cleveland. Bay Area Native […]

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CHIEF WAHOO’S LAST STAND

  By Gary Norris Gray-BASN Staff Reporter “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. OAKLAND, Ca. — On Friday, July 14, 2017, the Cleveland Indians wore their dark blue road jerseys with the grinning chief on their caps and on their left sleeve […]

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MLB, Players Association to provide $1 million to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to preserve history and inspire future generations of minority players

KANSAS CITY — The Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball today announced that they are jointly contributing $1 million to the Kansas City-based Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM). The grant will strive to inspire future generations of minority youth to play baseball by helping to ensure the Museum’s sustainability as the preservationists […]

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MLB, EVERFI to Launches “Summer Slugger”

NEW YORK — EVERFI and Major League Baseball have announced the national launch of Summer Slugger, a free baseball-themed educational course aimed at preventing students from losing critical math and literacy skills during the summer months.  MLB worked with EVERFI, a digital learning innovator, to create the interactive course that targets 4th and 5th graders.  Summer Slugger is a […]

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