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Why Aren’t More African Americans Playing Baseball?

By: Brandon Patton A friend of mine recently brought up a professional baseball player whose pay stub somehow leaked onto the web. The athlete is Andrew McCutchen, star outfielder for the Pittsburg Pirates, who in 2012 signed […]


CHICAGO, IL- APRIL 15: Kosuke Fukudome of the Chicago White Sox stands in front of a picture of Jackie Robinson in the outfield during the game against the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field on April 15, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Both teams wore the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.  (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Tigers Offer Art, Essay, Poetry Contest On Jackie Robinson

Now through March 8, middle and high school students from the metro Detroit area may enter the contest by entering an original work of art, an essay or a poem in honor of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson.