You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Sunday Baseball Notes

David Prouty steps up for MLB Players Association

The inspiration of Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Michael Weiner is felt by anyone who works in his office. It is certainly not lost on David Prouty, who will assume part of Weiner’s duties for one of the most powerful unions in the country.

Weiner, who is living with an inoperable brain tumor, has handed his role of general counsel to Prouty, who has served as chief labor counsel on Weiner’s staff since 2008. Prouty, 54, a graduate of Bowdoin College and Harvard Law School, becomes just the fourth general counsel, after Marvin Miller, Donald Fehr, and Weiner.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week