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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Weiner says health has declined from brain tumor, baseball union will appoint deputy

Speaking Tuesday to the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, Weiner said a No. 2 will be appointed “within a week or two.”

He also said former union head Donald Fehr and No. 2 Gene Orza will not return to the union.

Not that we need another brain cancer thread today, but…

eddieot Posted: July 16, 2013 at 01:44 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brain cancer, stand up 2 cancer, michael weiner

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   1. frannyzoo Posted: July 16, 2013 at 03:30 PM (#4495976)
Does it make me a bad person to use an article about a guy's brain tumor just to illustrate bad copy editing to my students (i.e., "gravely")?
   2. Ray (RDP) Posted: July 16, 2013 at 04:11 PM (#4496050)
Yes.
   3. asinwreck Posted: July 16, 2013 at 04:25 PM (#4496071)
Michael Weiner's commitment to his job is remarkable.
   4. Bob Tufts Posted: July 16, 2013 at 04:39 PM (#4496097)
Sigh. I feel for the family and how they have to deal with the death sentence that he is experiencing.

And from a baseball perspective, it is difficult. We had finally moved past the nasty labor-management relationship due to co-operative efforts of Rob Manfred and Weiner in the past few years. I worry that the Selig offensive goes beyond his own rehabilitation and into pushing the union when they appear weak.

   5. Gamingboy Posted: July 16, 2013 at 04:49 PM (#4496111)
#### cancer. #### it, #### it, #### it.

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