Holiday Mailbag 2: If I was MLB Commissioner for the day, what would I do?

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Today’s word of the day is… you guessed it… ‘mailbag’ as in we are not here but we are here for you. You have questions. We have answers. Someone asked me if I were commissioner for a day what would I change or add to make the game more attractive to a younger demographic. How perfect. MLB is launching a top prospects showcase during Spring Training. MLB is doing what it can. How do players get taxed? The Lakers win the in-season tournament and the players won $500,000 — they won in Nevada, they play in California, and the league office is in New York. How does this work for tax purposes? Let’s talk about the relationship between a team’s front office and the broadcasters. Who picks them? Who hires them?

0:00 – Intro
1:20 – Commissioner for a day
21:12 – MLB Top Prospects
30:50 – Bonus Breakdown
40:33 – Front office broadcasters

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