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Thursday, December 05, 2013

Dave Winfield joins MLBPA staff

First union exec in the Hall Of Fame.

Winfield spent 15 of his 22 big league seasons as a player representative. He also served as a founding member of the advisory board of the Major League Baseball Players Trust, which was founded in 1996.

“As a former union leader, I’m thrilled to be joining the ranks of the most accomplished and respected sports union in the country to help provide a generational link and historical perspective to today’s players,” said Winfield in a statement Thursday.

eddieot Posted: December 05, 2013 at 03:47 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: dave winfield, hof, michael weiner, mlbpa, padres, tony clark, yankees

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   1. Bob Tufts Posted: December 05, 2013 at 04:21 PM (#4611333)
Excellent. Dave was always involved and thoughtful regarding player-management issues during and after his career.
   2. eddieot Posted: December 05, 2013 at 04:22 PM (#4611334)
Somewhere Mike Weiner is smiling. He always wanted Dave on staff.

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