MLB Retains Leadership Search Firm

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 26: Chief Operating Officer of Major League Basball Rob Manfred speaks during a Memorial Tribute To Tony Gwynn by the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park on June 26, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced on Aug. 13 that Major League Baseball has retained the leadership search firm Korn Ferry to provide a number of support services for qualified candidates to assist in their interview preparations for key baseball operations positions. At the direction of MLB, Korn Ferry will give special emphasis to the […]

Topps Offers Fans Ability To Create Custom Trading Cards

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The Topps Company, Inc., official licensee of Major League Soccer and Major League Baseball, today announced a revolutionary new digital offering for fans which will give everyone the chance to create his or her authentic looking and customized trading card on Topps.com. “We have tried for years to come up with a way for fans […]

Little League Grads Take Center Stage During MLB All-Star Festivities

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Nearly 20 years ago, Todd Frazier and his teammates from Toms River East American Little League (N.J.) were the stars of the 1998 Little League Baseball® World Series. Now, Frazier will be at the center of another All-Star team, as the starting third baseman for the National League team when they face off against the American League at his home field in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.

Invaluable to hold Live Auction at All-Star FanFest

This auction will feature more than 450 lots of rare baseball memorabilia, including the 1953 Mickey Mantle All-Star Game professional model bat, the Pete Rose “Babe Ruth Crown” for Outstanding Batting Achievement.

Four National Teams Participating In Tournament For Developing Baseball Countries

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Though baseball was excluded from the Olympics a few years ago, the sport has still continued its attempts grow in nations in which it has not traditionally flourished. The World Baseball Softball Confederation is fighting the good fight, trying to get both sports reinstated for the Tokyo 2010 games. Beginning Friday, the Estonian Baseball and […]

Marucci Sports Names Bat Industry Icon Chuck Schupp To Top Big League Player Relations Position

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Marucci Sports announced today that bat industry icon, Chuck Schupp, has joined its team as Head of Big League Player Relations, bringing with him decades of baseball clubhouse knowledge and relationships. “Chuck’s 35 years of clubhouse expertise is a priceless addition to the Marucci team,” said Kurt Ainsworth, Marucci co-founder and CEO. “Chuck has a […]