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Bernie Sanders met with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to discuss a proposal that would eliminate 42 minor league baseball teams. (Image: Getty)

Bernie Sanders Discusses Plan to Scrap Minor League Teams With Rob Manfred

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) met with MLB commissioner, Rob Manfred in New York on Monday to talk about a proposed plan to eliminate 42 minor league teams across the country after the 2020 season. Sanders, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, has been an outspoken opponent of the […]

The Las Vegas Aviators new stadium  (Image: MiLB.com)

MLB Proposal Would Eliminate 42 Minor League Teams

Major League Baseball (MLB) is pushing a proposal that could eliminate 42 minor league teams. The proposal would also restructure the relationship between the two professional baseball organizations, stripping some of the traditional powers away from MiLB. Every two years, the major and minor league baseball organizations negotiate and sign […]