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Morning Mound Visit: Braves announce they will pay all employees through May

Braves do right by their employees; a look back at the 1983 season; baseball pedagogy.

Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images

StatsSAC | Talking Chop: Saturday morning, Kiley McDaniel of ESPN reported that the Atlanta Braves guaranteed to pay all of their full-time and part-time employees through May 31. The Braves are the first major league team to make such a promise; most teams have promises which expire at the end of April or beginning of May.

Will Leitch | Will Leitch continues his season retrospection series by writing up the 1983 season. 1983 is most famous for George Brett’s pine tar incident, but it also featured an even stranger story: Hall of Famer Dave Winfield getting arrested for killing a seagull.

FanGraphs Staff | FanGraphs: With parents across the country suddenly becoming full-time teachers in addition to their usual duties, our friends at FanGraphs have taken it upon themselves to baseball-centric learning modules. If you’re an educator or a parent, please go give them feedback and suggestions for what you would like to see.