Ex-ballplayer Winfield says the game needs to change
St. Paul native and baseball Hall-of-Famer Dave Winfield is worried about the current state of the national pasttime. In his new book "Dropping the Ball," Winfield proposes changes aimed at appealing to fans, increasing the numbers of African-American players, reducing steroid use and improving union-management relations.
- Dave Winfield: Former left fielder for the New York Yankees. Winfield was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001, was named to 12 All-Star teams and won seven Gold Gloves. Winfield was born in St. Paul and played for the Minnesota Twins toward the end of his career.