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Major league ballplayers should care about this election

Regarding the election, major leaguers are -- shockingly and inexcusably -- indifferent. Story

Updated: February 22, 2008, 4:27 PM ET
By Jeff Pearlman | Special to Page 2

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers' clubhouse is, unlike 99.9 percent of American institutions, extremely diverse. Where else can you find a 30-something Nicaraguan splitting a bag of sunflower seeds with a 25-year-old Hawaiian? Where else can you find people of pink and brown and yellow and tan skin gathered in a circle guffawing about YouTube videos? Where else can you find someone like Josh Hamilton, a white recovering drug addict from North Carolina, spending much of his day alongside Milton ...

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