Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Managing Director of Music City Baseball John Loar to the newsmakers line to discuss bringing Major League Baseball to Nashville.Read More
Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will drop “Indians” as its nickname as early as this week, an official confirmed Sunday night. move that comes after years of pressure and protest from Native American groups and others who viewed the name as racist and insensitive.Read More
Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Major League Baseball executive Dave Dombrowski to the show to discuss their plans for building a stadium in Nashville.Read More
If you’re not convinced that Americans have been sold a distorted view of COVID-19 risk, consider Major League Baseball.
Most of the league’s players are among the 46 million Americans between ages 25 and 34. A total of 992 people in this age group have died with COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s a mortality rate of 2 per 100,000.Read More
They’ve been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. Those days could be over.
Amid new pressure sparked by a national movement to correct racial wrongdoings, the Indians said Friday night they will review their long-debated nickname which has been in place for 105 years.Read More
Dodger Stadium’s 40-year wait to host the All-Star Game is going to last even longer.
The game scheduled for July 14 was canceled Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and Dodger Stadium was awarded the 2022 Midsummer Classic. The 2021 game is set for Atlanta’s Truist Park, home to the Braves since 2017.Read More
Officials within Major League Baseball (MLB) – along with the players – are working on a plan to return for a 2020 season as early as May, according to ESPN Monday.Read More
From Disney World to the Supreme Court, institutions across the country are being affected by the rampant spread of coronavirus.Read More
A bill introduced in the Ohio House chamber this week would require major and minor league baseball teams to install protective netting in their stadiums.Read More
Former major league pitcher Roy Halladay died Tuesday after his ICON A5 plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico, 10 miles west of St. Petersburg, Florida, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in a press conference. He was 40 years old. The man often called “Doc” retired in 2013 after…Read More
Major League Baseball announced Wednesday its owners unanimously approved the sale of the Miami Marlins to the group led by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter. The vote was conducted via conference call on Wednesday. Sherman and Jeter — the former New York Yankees shortstop will be the CEO…Read More