Filmmaker Steven Soderburgh is shooting a movie of "Moneyball". A mix of real players and actors; a set of Oakland Colesium and location shooting around the League; MLB permission to use 2002 footage. Could be awesome...as long as Tim Robbins stays off the mound..
What does baseball have to do with one of Obama's potential SCOTUS picks? As a U.S. District Court judge Sonia Sotomayor issued the injunction against MLB that ended the 1994 baseball strike.
What's with all the empty seats in the new Yankee Stadium? That'll happen when you price all the seats that show up on TV in the fucking thousands—particularly in the middle of a recession. Adding to the outrage is the fact that both new stadiums in New York were partially taxpayer-funded. Add it to the endless list of reasons to hate the Yankees. [NY Times Editorial]