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Major League Baseball on the lookout  for Black talent

Major League Baseball on the lookout for Black talent

Aug. 28 |       According to the latest data, 20 percent of Major League Baseball (MLB) Central Office executives are Blacks or people of color. Three of them recently were in town during the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series. Since...

RBI Softball World Series Workout Day Saturday

RBI Softball World Series Workout Day Saturday

Aug. 15 | Photos from Workout Day Saturday (August 10th, 2013) [nggallery id=40] Photos by Charles Hallman Share:Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share...

Lewis speaks to RBI participants

Lewis speaks to RBI participants

Aug. 13 |     It was only a few minutes, but Wendy Lewis had a room full of young ladies hanging on her every word. “I saw myself in all of you,” said Lewis, the senior vice president of Major League Baseball Diversity and Strategic Alliances...

All-Star hype offers little for Blacks

All-Star hype offers little for Blacks

Aug. 7 |     The Minnesota Twins last week kicked off the team’s apparent year-long promotional blitz on their hosting of the 2014 All-Star Game. It is their third time being hosts at three different venues: the old and gone Metropolitan Stadium...

Baseball offers a third option for athletic success

Baseball offers a third option for athletic success

Aug. 7 |     Baseball has existed for over a century, but among inner-city children it’s almost non-existent. Why isn’t this sport as popular as football and basketball, especially given baseball’s potential to offer the successful player both...

Only certain changes for beleaguered Twins are fewer Blacks

Only certain changes for beleaguered Twins are fewer Blacks

Feb. 6 |     Baseball each year is like that groundhog that supposedly predicts how long winter will last. It reminds us of a welcome change of seasons ahead.   Spring training begins this week, which signals that the frigid weather hopefully soon...

Olympian Devers set goals to reach her dream

Olympian Devers set goals to reach her dream

Sep. 5 |   She knows what it means to be down and find a way back up   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   In between two historic Olympic gold-medal performances, Gail Devers’ body was physically falling apart, and she and the doctors couldn’t...
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