Vince Colbert–one of 516 pre-1980 MLB retirees currently ineligible for a pension

Card by @wthballs

Aging Major League Baseball Players Deserve Real Pensions — Their Union Should Step Up

Arizona Daily Star National opinion: MLB and retirees

Dave Hilton (1950-2017)
San Diego Padres 1972-75

Tubbs Baseball Blog: Steve Whitaker and Bill Dillman who are among 516 pre-1980 MLB retirees currently ineligible for a pension

Gary Cooper is technical not a “bittercup” ballplayer though his 1980 season was 42 confirmed days. He was on the Atlanta Braves roster with a rainout that was never played and would have made him pension eligible. The story and petition have picked up traction and now is receiving mainstream attention.

Tubbs Baseball Blog: Scipio Spinks

San Francisco Business Journal

Why former major-league pitcher Les Cain and other ex-players aren’t scoring pensions By Ron Leuty

Tubbs Baseball Blog: Mac Scarce

Middletown Native One of 517 Major League Ball Players ‘Hosed out of Pensions’

Former pitcher, Gary Neibauer, wants MLB to take care of all its former players

75-Year-Old Former East Bay Major Leaguer Gets Help In His Battle Over Pension By Garvin Thomas

Reduced pension prevents former Twins pitcher from expanding sports mission, By Corin Hoggard

Bradford Lee, Royals Review

A Major League Shame

David Gardner, New York Times

Feeling Forgotten as Baseball Gets Back to Business

Tacoma Hall of Famer calls for full MLB pensions

Lionel Donovan, KING 5 News

Retired baseball players cry foul over lack of MLB pension

By Deborah Horne, KIRO 7 News April 20, 2021

1)           Bill Madden, NY Daily News

2)           Mike Woodel, Capital Journal

3) Doug Gladstone,

4) Max Effgen, SABR BioProject

5) Ken Davidoff, New York Post

6) Troy A. Bruzewski, The diamond led to coal for some

7) Doug Gladstone, NGSC Sports &

8) Mike Stenhouse, Wall Street Journal

9) Rocco Constantino, BallNine