Politics of Baseball

482069558Last Sunday the Dominican community was more well represented in the small quiet town of Cooperstown, NY. The reason for the invasion of Latinos was the induction of Pedro Martínez.

Beside the induction of the baseball players, the politics of baseball was a topic in several of the speeches. Inductee pitcher, John Smoltz warned parents not to over stress their kids arm playing in Little Leagues. Pedro Martínez spoke about MLB paying more attention to the Dominican Republic and the new commisioner, Rob Mansfred spoke about his interest in the future of the game.

Attached is an article to review the commissioner’s comment in details and give recommendations.