Susan Slusser makes BBWAA history

Updated: October 27, 2012, 5:03 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle has become the first woman to head the Baseball Writers' Association of America in the organization's century-plus history.

Slusser was elected Saturday at the BBWAA's World Series meeting. LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune was elected vice president, putting him in line to become the group's first black head next year.

The 46-year-old Slusser has worked for the Chronicle since 1996 and has covered the Oakland ...

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