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Chris Rock On The Disappearance Of Blacks In Baseball

Last year, the San Francisco Giants won the World Series without a single black player on the team. And the team they beat to get there? The St. Louis Cardinals, also without a single black player.


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Howard University cancelled baseball altogether - though they still have lacrosse.

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White-haired white guy announcers. Antique stadiums. Venerating a past when blacks were slaves.

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Previously:
* From Banks To Byrd: African-Americans On The Cubs.

* The Ghosts Of Birmingham.

* The Declining Share Of African-American Baseball Players.

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