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  • Baseball's
  • Greene, the No. 1 draft prospect according to MLB.com, is a product of a number of baseball's youth programs, including Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) and the Urban Youth Academy in Compton, Ca. (si.com)
  • Still, the numbers show that baseball's initiatives are years away from making a significant impact at the major-league level. (si.com)
  • Do a quick Internet search for the term Steroid Era and the call backs include headlines like " Baseball Pays the Price for Steroid Era ," " Hall of Fame shuts out steroid-era stars " and, my personal favorite, " Baseball's Steroid Era put in perspective ," as if that time in the history of the game is over, a time long since passed. (bleacherreport.com)
  • 2016
  • He underwent Tommy John surgery as a minor league pitcher in 2010, and he was shut down for much of the second half of the 2016 season because of elbow, shoulder and forearm injuries. (reuters.com)
  • 2016 words - 9 pages Baseball is spread across the United States and has become a part of some cities culture. (brightkite.com)
  • leaguers
  • The overall percentage of African-American or African-Canadian major leaguers was 7.73%, down from 8.27% in 2015 and '16, according to MLB. (si.com)
  • The suggestion by a host of Major Leaguers interviewed for that 2006 story was that coffee and energy drinks would become the replacement for greenies. (bleacherreport.com)
  • contracts
  • They are believed to be the first athletes from India to sign professional baseball contracts outside their country. (motherjones.com)
  • Empirical results from major league baseball using a binary choice probit model, which corrects for sample selection bias, support the hypothesis that factors, which increase market uncertainty and reduce productive uncertainty, are consistent with the observation of long-term contracts. (repec.org)
  • Motivating long-term employment contracts: risk management in major league baseball ," Managerial and Decision Economics , John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(2), pages 109-120. (repec.org)
  • Free Agency, Long-Term Contracts and Compensation in Major League Baseball: Estimates from Panel Data ," The Review of Economics and Statistics , MIT Press, vol. 75(1), pages 157-164, February. (repec.org)
  • closer
  • Now, these steps, Steve, they move baseball way ahead of other North American pro sports leagues, and closer to the Olympic model of testing which really is the gold standard. (kenw.org)
  • Dr. Thomas Lee says the better way of understanding the appropriate role of government and regulation in health care is to take a closer look at a completely different industry - such as, say, baseball. (vitals.com)
  • A closer look reveals that something as simple as baseball has more than 220 pages of rules and regulations. (vitals.com)
  • heights
  • By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A young boy from Irajá in Rio's Zona Norte (North Zone) has begun a journey that could take him all the way to the heights of the professional baseball leagues. (riotimesonline.com)
  • Angeles
  • Upon retiring from an eight-year career in Major League Baseball with the Los Angeles Angels, Quinlan, a native of St. Paul began looking for new business opportunities and found one right in his own backyard. (chiroeco.com)
  • professional sports
  • Baseball-like most professional sports organizations-gets an A for employees' salary and benefits. (bleacherreport.com)
  • Risk Diversification from Revenue Sharing in a Professional Sports League: Measuring Welfare Gains ," MPRA Paper 77431, University Library of Munich, Germany. (repec.org)
  • Major League Baseball has enacted new anti-doping policies that are being described as unprecedented in American professional sports. (kenw.org)
  • IntroductionThe values of Major League Baseball (MLB) franchises and professional sports franchises in general have garnered a good deal of attention from econometricians during the last decade. (brightkite.com)
  • back
  • No one will take away his hits, his rings or his headfirst slides, but getting back into baseball, or in the Hall, is unlikely for now. (espn.com)
  • So now the challenge for Major League Baseball: Winning back the trust of fans. (wlrn.org)
  • And lo and behold, the next day lots of clapping on the back and pronouncements of baseball a leader in the fight against doping. (kenw.org)
  • reporter
  • By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Major League Baseball (MLB) will be represented by several of its international scouts at Rio's Baseball Escolar social project on November 1st-2nd to cast an eye over some of. (riotimesonline.com)
  • African-American
  • Baseball peaked at 19% African-American in 1986, according to Mark Armour from the Society of American Baseball Research, whose work was cited by The New York Times . (si.com)
  • record
  • Putting Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire in the record books is a slap in the face to the true legends of baseball, such as Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth. (newsblaze.com)