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Blacks in Baseball

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.