Curtis Granderson remains concerned about the lack of black players in professional baseball.
Articles tagged: race in baseball
Each April it seems like we see the same stories about the lack of African-Americans in Major League Baseball.
Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball is mostly a day of celebration. All players wear jersey No. 42 in honor of the first player to break MLB’s color barrier.
Baseball lacks a strong presence in the African American community.
In an article on Yahoo! Sports, Twins second baseman Orlando Hudson strongly inferred that African-American baseball players Jermaine Dye and Gary Sheffield are still free agents because of race.
Anytime you’re quoting Gary Sheffield you’re probably starting off on the wrong foot.
ESPN writer Scoop Jackson penned a column on B.J. Upton explaining that Upton’s stellar play in the playoffs could attract young inner-city African Americans to play baseball.