This is why baseball is so white – Vox

In 1949, the Brooklyn Dodger’s lineup for Game 1 of the World Series was pretty astounding for African Americans. At second base was, of course, Jackie Robinson — the first African American in Major League Baseball. At catcher was Roy Campanella, whose mother was black and father was Sicilian; he had joined the Dodgers a […]

Why baseball doesn't need more Yasiel Puigs, it needs less – New York Post

Why baseball doesn't need more Yasiel Puigs, it needs less – New York Post

“They call me ‘Mr. Baseball,’ not because I love the game, but because of all the stitches in my head.” — Emo Philips If you were raised to love baseball and to recognize the smart, winning kind from everything less, the Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is insufferable. As the sport is diminished by professionals who disregard […]