How MLB Turned Its Back on Al Severinsen and Rich Troedson

November 20, 2017

Major League Baseball (MLB) and the union representing its current players, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), are anti-family. What other conclusion can you draw from the fact that widows and loved ones of dead players who were not vested in the league pension plan are not receiving the monies their late husbands were awarded in April 2011? The loved ones of the late Al Severinsen know what I’m…

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Looking For Kindness and Finding It in Scottsdale- The Story Of Former Padre Garry Jestadt

November 15, 2017

Former major leaguer Garry Arthur Jestadt is a partner at Scottsdale Investment Management in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 70-year-old played with the Montreal Expos in 1969, the Chicago Cubs, and San Diego Padres in 1971 and 1972. A graduate of Fremont High School in Sunnyvale, California, Mr. Jestadt is one of 500 retirees w/o an MLB pension. As I’ve indicated in past posts, the 500 retirees do not receive MLB pensions…

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“The MLBPA is a Soul-Crushing Industry” The Story of Former Padre Dave Hilton

November 13, 2017

Labor unions were formed to help the working men and women of this country. They advocate for the interests of all the working men and working women who pay taxes in this country, who contribute to the economy, who try to do right by their families. There’s one union, however, that couldn’t give a rat’s ass about the working men and women of this country — the Major League Baseball…

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Why Doesn’t Retired Padres’ Infielder Mike Champion Receive a MLB Pension?

November 12, 2017

In three seasons with the San Diego Padres, from 1976-1978, Mike Champion appeared in 193 games, scored 42 runs, came up to bat 598 times, collected 137 hits, including 16 doubles, eight triples, two home runs, and had 49 runs batted in. A native of Montgomery, Alabama, Robert Michael Champion attended Foothill High School, in Santa Ana, California. He turned 62 this past February. Champion and 500 other men are…

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