Follow RT for the news and updates on sport, including baseball and MLB, which stands for Major League Baseball. MLB is a professional baseball organization. Find the news and articles on the history and development of MLB. The league is the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the US and Canada. It was founded in 1903 after the merger of the National League and the American league. Check out RT.com to read the news about the structure of MLB. It consists of 30 teams. Commissioner of Baseball is the head or is the chief executive of Major League Baseball, who obtains the power to make decisions for all of professional baseball unilaterally. The current commissioner is Rob Manfred. Get the news on the most famous MLB players from the best teams like New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Washington Nationals, etc. Don’t miss the news and information on the broadcasts of MLB tournaments and their results. Yet like every sport organizations, MLB from time to time faces controversies. A number of MLB stars were accused in making racist or homophobic comments, and were forced to apologize. For example, Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader wrote racist and anti-gay tweets from 2011 to 2012, as well as Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb and Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner, who also posted offensive tweets when they were teenagers. Follow RT for the news and articles on that matter.