Never mind talking about a greedy ball player.
Next time you hear someone begin a rant about an overpaid shortstop or outfielder ... consider the vote Major League Baseball owner's plan to have May 8-9 at their next meetings in New York, as revealed in an excellent piece by ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam Rubin.
Owners will decide, yay or nay, on eliminating the Non-Uniformed Personnel Pension Plan.
It affects only: Scouts, trainers, front-office workers, minor-league coaches and managers. All the little people. Even MLB.com reporters.
Will it be: Thanks for working here kiddo, now you’re on your own. We’ll see if we can get you a watch as a nice, parting gift.
Talk all you want about free-agent greed, or Scott Boras-greed. Corporate greed is far worse. And that’s what this is. An industry with $8 billion in revenues and teams boasting fat, new TV contracts trying to take away benefits from people making less than $100,000. Far