Labor Day is about honoring the innumerable contributions of American workers, but major-league players -- a subset of workers afforded great rewards by the labor movement -- are surprisingly mute on the subject of a day that should have tremendous significance for them.
On that front, here's an idea that I wholeheartedly endorse ...
@jonbernhardt Players' union should insist on wearing a Marvin Miller patch on Labor Day.— ursus arctos (@ursus_arctos59) September 1, 2014
If the Hall of Fame won't honor the man who dragged baseball into modernity and made it a better game, then perhaps the players, the primary beneficiaries of Miller's and the MLBPA's pioneering efforts, should take up the cause in this exceedingly small way.
Take note, big-league ballplayers.
(Wink of CBS eye: @jonbernhardt)