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dodgerblue6



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PostPosted: Thu 10/27/22 7:31 pm    Post subject: A Sad Trend Reply with quote

Just 50 years after Jackie's farewell speech followed by his passing, it's now being noted that for the first time since 1950, there are no American-born black players on either World Series roster.

A step backwards in a sport which once featured so many great black players.
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PostPosted: Fri 10/28/22 12:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would say that is disturbing when you think back to the popularity of baseball in the black community so many years ago. This is what the RBI program and UYAs are supposed to be addressing.
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