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For 10 years Jimmie Lee Solomon was a power broker in Washington D.C., as a young associate and then a partner at the law firm of Baker and Hostetler. Moreover, for 21 years, Jimmie Lee shaped policy and culture for Major League Baseball, its staff, its players, its umpires and its worldwide fan base.

As EVP of Operations, Jimmie Lee brokered a deal with minor league owners, which, over the years, has earned MLB nearly $200M in ticket revenue. He also created MLB's All-Star Futures Game, whereby MLB showcases its minor league prospects during its All-Star Celebration. It should also be noted that Jimmie Lee was one of the primary architects behind the implementation of the establishment of the MLB Instant Replay System.

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Percentage of Major League African-American Players Has Fallen Drastically

(7) Comments | Posted March 7, 2014 | 11:53 PM

When Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball in 1947, the league was flooded with African-American players exhibiting Hall of Fame talent.

Ernie Banks, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron rode the wave of equality to legendary baseball careers, inspiring generations of children along the way. This wave...

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