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LaVelle E Neal III is President of the BBWAA

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#1 Seth Stohs

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Posted 26 October 2013 - 01:41 PM

Though it has been known since this time last year, today the Star-Tribune's La Velle E. Neal III was officially named the President of the Baseball Writers Association. He was Vice President (to Susan Slusser) the last year.

#2 Seth Stohs

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 01:07 PM

LaVelle is the first African American to hold the title in the organization's 105 year history.

#3 mike wants wins

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 10:31 AM

Congrats, really. That's a great accomplishment.
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Posted 28 October 2013 - 11:20 AM

Good stuff and congrats. We know he does good work, I didn't know it was recognized nationally.

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 01:10 PM

Yeah, saw this the other day. Good for him. Wonder if he'll be able to achieve his dream of making pitchers ineligible for MVP. :-)

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 05:32 AM

Congratulations to LaVelle! I have always liked his writing style.

Gotten some good insights from him over the years.

I'm on a whiskey diet. I've lost 3 days already.

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 01:39 PM

Congrats to LaVelle! I enjoy his coverage as well and have met him several times, he seems like a good guy.