BOSTON -- Michael Weiner, the executive director of the
The travel from his New York home had become too arduous, said Tony Clark, MLBPA deputy executive director. Clark said Weiner would follow the World Series on television.
"He's engaged and watching the games," Clark said.
Weiner last appeared in public at the
"I don't know if I will be able to do this again. If the doctors' prognostications and numbers are right, I probably won't," Weiner said then, in mid-July. "Because of that, I want to be wherever I can be."
Clark said Weiner still works at the MLBPA offices, although not every day. When Weiner does come into the office, Clark said, he has a
Clark said he is gratified -- but not amazed -- by the outpouring of concern and support for Weiner at the World Series, and within the baseball community in general.
"He and his family have been a part of baseball for three decades now," Clark said. "It's not surprising that people want to come and support him in the fight he's having."