The league that integrated professional sports is now bleeding black players and black fans. A project on the East Side of San Antonio (TX), partially funded by Major League Baseball, hopes to fight the trend locally. Read more here.
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Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio Working to Reverse Trend of Declining Black Participation in Baseball
Cal Ripken, Jr. will break ground today on a new youth-sized replica of old Memorial Stadium, the former home of the Baltimore Orioles, on the stadium’s original site on 33rd Street as part of the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation‘s “Swing for the Future” campaign. Read more and watch Cal Ripken, Jr. interview here.