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Fifty years ago, baseball was the sport that had the hearts of African-American children across the country. Before Major League Baseball integrated, African-Americans created the Negro Leagues, which was a farm full of fresh Black talent that was home to the likes of Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson to name a few. But what was […]

The fan who caught Derek Jeter’s historic 3,000th hit, Christian Lopez, called Derek Jeter a “Latino” when he was interviewed after catching the historic ball. Problem is that Derek Jeter is far from Latino — he’s actually half-Black and white. Now many look at Derek Jeter in the same way they look at Tiger Woods; […]

The fan who caught Derek Jeter’s historic 3,000th hit, Christian Lopez, called Derek Jeter a “Latino” when he was interviewed after catching the historic ball. Problem is that Derek Jeter is far from Latino — he’s actually half-Black and white. Now many look at Derek Jeter in the same way they look at Tiger Woods; […]

With the recent 3,000 hit milestone reached this past weekend by New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, we decided to compile a list of the Black baseball players who are part of the 3,000 hit club. On this list, you will find all-time home-run king, Hank Aaron, and other legends like the “Say Hey Kid,” […]

Arizona– Hall of Famer Frank Robinson was taken to a hospital Thursday after experiencing dizziness and an irregular heartbeat at the baseball owners’ meetings in Scottsdale, Ariz.

By Michael Tapia The ALCS is here and the 27-time World Series Champion New York Yankees will face off against the upstart Texas Rangers this Friday evening. As division winners, the Rangers earned the right to home field advantage, which means the series first two games will be in Texas. The following three games will […]

By Michael Tapia Last night was an extremely emotional one in the city of Atlanta, as the San Francisco Giants eliminated the undermanned Atlanta Braves to win the NLDS three games to one. But where the emotions really poured out was at the fact that the Braves not seeing their long time skipper, Bobby Cox, […]

By Michael Tapia The weekend proved to be decisive with the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies advancing to the championship series of their corresponding leagues. In the American League, the Yankees wait for the winner between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers; in the National League, the Philadelphia Phillies wait for […]

SAN DIEGO — Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn says he has cancer in a salivary gland. He told The San Diego Union-Tribune the cancer was discovered last month and he faces seven to eight weeks of treatment – radiation five times a week and chemotherapy once a week. “The doctors have told me they […]

BRANFORD, Conn. — Police say a New Hampshire man has been stabbed in a bar fight over the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox rivalry. Police in the Connecticut shoreline town Branford arrested New Haven resident John Mayor on Saturday night. They say he stabbed Nashua, N.H., resident Monte Freire. From The New Haven Register A […]

Over the last 10 years, much has been written about the declining numbers of African-Americans playing Major League Baseball and collegiate baseball.

Famed New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner died around 6:30 A.M. after suffering a massive heart attack. Steinbrenner, who relinquished his duties as the Yankees day-to-day chief operator due to poor health, was rushed to a hospital according to WABC-TV late last night in Tampa, Florida. “The Boss,” as the press coined him for his […]