Authors Posts by Michael Brightling

Michael Brightling

Michael lives in southern Ontario with his wife and young son. He's a big fan of all Toronto teams, particularly the Blue Jays. He also supports the Redskins, Chelsea and his law school alma mater Michigan State. He writes about baseball for Last Word on Sports.

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Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 58: Derek Jeter Buys the Marlins

Goodbye Jeffrey Loria, hello Jeets! That's right, Derek Jeter buys the Marlins to end that long, dragged out team sale. Well, him and a dozen or so other deep-pocketed folks looking to get in on sports team ownership....

Crowding the Plate Episode 57: 2017 Player Weekend Shenanigans

This season is introducing a strange phenomenon in Major League Baseball. For one weekend, the teams will wear goofy looking jerseys and players will be given full reign to be as creative and silly...