Hundreds remember Michael Weiner
NEW YORK -- With many wearing Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers and blue jeans in his honor, late baseball players' union head Michael Weiner was remembered during a memorial service Monday night for his courage and grace.
Weiner died Nov. 21, 15 months after announcing he had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. He was 51.
"In the game of life and in his occupation, Michael was someone who clearly saw the whole field," free agent pitcher Chris Capuano told the crowd. ...
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