Baseball, it seems, is waking up with the hangover it
got from partying too hard at contract time back in
2000 and our own Peter Gammons has a very interesting
take on the situation. Focusing on Manny Ramirez, he
points out that the union needs to take some of the
blame for that
The Marlins are sure to be an inspiration to many
other baseball teams, but do they have legs beyond
their own sport? Ethan J. Skolnick of the South
Florida Sun-Sentinel discusses how the Marlins'
success will impact the town's more famous denizen,
John Erardi of the Cincinnati Enquirer has the latest
from baseball's favorite outcast, Pete Rose. He also
suggests some famous real and fictitious characters
that Rose should emulate.