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Lewis is determined to not only rise to the majors, but to also become the first African-American everyday starting catcher sinc

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On March 12, A.J. Lewis’ (above) collegiate baseball career abruptly ended, like a candle snuffed out by a sudden, chilling wind.

Caught in the worldwide...

Eighteen of MLB’s 30 teams have two or fewer Black players

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When outfielder Justin Williams landed a spot on the St. Louis Cardinals 25-man opening-day roster, he helped make his team an oddity in Major League Baseball.

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the New York Knicks (led by star Julius Randle) are the NBA's hottest team

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For the first time in a long time, the New York Knicks (led by star Julius Randle) are the NBA's hottest team.

The Knicks' 120-103 victory over the Toronto...

Jimmy Rollins made his first All-Star team as a rookie with the Philadelphia Phillies

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When Jimmy Rollins made his first All-Star team as a rookie with the Philadelphia Phillies 20 years ago, the percentage of Black players in the majors was 13. It’s down to 7....

Savannah State Tigers Baseball team will be participating in the inaugural Black College World Series

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Georgia's Savannah State Tigers Baseball team will be participating in the inaugural Black College World Series taking place April 28-May 1 at Riverwalk Stadium...

New York Yankees player Aaron Hicks (who was drafted by the Minnesota Twins) was ridiculed by Yankees fan

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New York Yankees player Aaron Hicks (who was drafted by the Minnesota Twins) was ridiculed by Yankees fans because he decide not to play in Monday's game because he was...

short documentary named 'The Forgotten Jackie Robinson' which details important facts about baseball barrier breaker Jackie Robi

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The following is about the short documentary named 'The Forgotten Jackie Robinson' which details important facts about baseball barrier breaker Jackie Robinson.

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NAACP Saturday bestowed NBA superstar, business entrepreneur, and philanthropist, LeBron James, will the prestigious President’s

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The NAACP Saturday bestowed NBA superstar, business entrepreneur, and philanthropist, LeBron James, will the prestigious President’s Award during the 52nd NAACP Image Awards...

 first Black woman to coach in professional baseball

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Bianca Smith broke through the boundaries of tradition when she was hired by the Boston Red Sox as a Minor League coach in January, making her the first Black woman to coach...

Texas Rangers paid tribute to late country legend Charley Pride — the baseball player-turned-trailblazing country singer

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The Texas Rangers paid tribute to late country legend Charley Pride — the baseball player-turned-trailblazing country singer who also held a part-ownership stake in the...

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, the son of a Black father and a Japanese mother

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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, the son of a Black father and a Japanese mother, is speaking out about the rise of violence against Asian Americans in the...

Colorado Springs had the Brown Bombers

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In 1949, the Brooklyn Dodgers had Jackie Robinson. Colorado Springs had the Brown Bombers.

Just two years after the Dodgers’ star broke Major...

NAACP mourns the passing of Hank Aaron, Legendary Atlanta Brave and Major League Baseball record holder

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The NAACP released the following on the passing of baseball legend and homerun king Hank Aaron who died Friday at age 86:

The NAACP mourns the passing...

Major League Baseball issued the following statement on today's passing of baseball icon and home-run king Hank Aaron

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Major League Baseball issued the following statement on today's passing of baseball icon and home-run king Hank Aaron:

It is with great sadness we share...

Hall of Famer and longtime home run king Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron

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Hall of Famer and longtime home run king Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron died Friday morning, his daughter confirmed to WSB-TV in Atlanta.

The Atlanta Braves...

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