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Blacks in Baseball

Dusty Baker and the Plight of the Minority Coach in Baseball

Julian McWilliams | Posted 11.18.2015 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

This isn't a knock against Baker, no indeed. In fact, Baker is overqualified to even be in this particular discussion. But despite Major League Baseball preaching the "gospel of inclusion" with regards to hiring more minority candidates, the numbers tell a different story.

Chris Rock: ‘Why Don't Black People Like Baseball Anymore?'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.29.2015 | Black Voices

Chris Rock says he’s among the last of a dying breed of black baseball fans -- or rather an “endangered species,” as he describes in a video for...

Love the Movie 42, But Where Are Black Players Today?

Julio Pabon | Posted 06.17.2013 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

After coming down from the excitement of watching a great baseball movie about the man who broke the color barrier one has to ask why are there not more black players in the majors today? According to Major League Baseball, 8.5 percent of the 2013 opening day rosters were black.