'Fame School' Preps Baseball Rookies for the Bigtime This weekend, Major League Baseball holds its annual "fame school," a program officially known as the "Rookie Career Development Program." Future baseball stars learn how to handle the reporters, agents, business managers, fans and sportswear executives who have just begun beating down their doors. Last year, commentator Jake Halpern attended.
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'Fame School' Preps Baseball Rookies for the Bigtime

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'Fame School' Preps Baseball Rookies for the Bigtime

'Fame School' Preps Baseball Rookies for the Bigtime

'Fame School' Preps Baseball Rookies for the Bigtime

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This weekend, Major League Baseball holds its annual "fame school," a program officially known as the "Rookie Career Development Program." Future baseball stars learn how to handle the reporters, agents, business managers, fans and sportswear executives who have just begun beating down their doors. Last year, commentator Jake Halpern attended.