Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig issued the following statement regarding the elections of Major League Baseball Executive Vice President Joe Torre, Special Assistant to the Commissioner Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
For the second consecutive year, Major League Baseball and its 30 Clubs have organized a Winter Meetings charity auction that includes once-in-a-lifetime experiences and unique items to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).
The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) announced today that it has created the "Commissioner Bud Selig Leadership Award," which will be presented each year at the "Going to Bat for B.A.T."
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MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball and award-winning mobile developer, today unveiled a new mobile game, MLB.com Franchise MVP.
Subscriptions to MLB.com At Bat, the 10th highest grossing mobile app in App Store history, are now available as holiday gifts for the first time.
A full Postseason share for the 2013 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox was worth $307,322.68, while a full share for the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals registered at $228,300.17, Major League Baseball announced today.
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MLB Network will air more than 30 live hours of coverage from the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings headquarters in Orlando, Florida next week with special editions of Hot Stove, Intentional Talk, Inside MLB and MLB Tonight, starting with MLB Tonight this Sunday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
The 40-year history of baseball's designated hitter is examined tonight in Behind the Seams: Decoding the DH, a one-hour show narrated by Bob Costas and produced for MLB Network by MLB Productions, premiering at 9:00 p.m. ET.
It was one of the most hotly debated topics of the year: baseball's unwritten rules. Is it okay for a player to admire a home run? Are home plate collisions part of the game or on their way out? Should the game police itself? MLB Network's Bob Costas, Jim Kaat, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci discuss retaliation, on-field celebrations, bunting during a no-hitter, stealing signs and how these rules have changed in the last 50 years in MLB 2013: Unwritten Rules, a special one-hour roundtable show airing this weekend.
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