Inside the Clubhouse: “The 10 percent”

Editor’s note: I recently enjoyed watching this video and found it on YouTube. Only 10 percent of all Minor League baseball players eventually make it to the Major League level and “The System” gives an exclusive look:

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Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for years, was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News, and was Editor of The Union, a 145-year-old newspaper in Grass Valley. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing and trout fishing.

One thought on “Inside the Clubhouse: “The 10 percent””

  1. That’s 10% that ever put on a uniform (including a “cup of coffee”). Players that play 5 years or more is about 4%. That’s one per draft class. Only 20% make it do AA .

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