- Clark 1st ex-big leaguer to run MLB players' union Updated: Dec-03-13 8:26 pm
- Union head Weiner's funeral draws Selig, A-Rod Updated: Nov-24-13 8:31 pm
- MLB players' union head Michael Weiner dies at 51 Updated: Nov-21-13 11:14 pm
SAN DIEGO - Tony Clark said he's "blown away" that he is the first former major leaguer to become head of the baseball players' union.
PARAMUS, New Jersey - Michael Weiner's funeral drew baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, adversaries who did not appear to cross paths during Sunday's service honoring the union leader.
NEW YORK - Michael Weiner, the plain-speaking, ever-positive labor lawyer who took over as head of the powerful baseball players' union four years ago and smoothed its perennially contentious relationship with management, died Thursday, 15 months after announcing he had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. He was 51.