Posts tagged "Major League Baseball"

Barber Shop Show Review: What's behind the decline in black baseball players?

Barber Shop Show Review: What's behind the decline in black baseball players?
If you look at the current rosters for the Cubs and the Sox, you’ll only find one African American player, Orlando Hudson. And he’s been sitting on the bench. On Friday’s Barber Shop Show, we took a look at the presence of African American players in Major League Baseball. Our guests Evan Moore, Ben Strauss... Read more »

Barber Shop Show Preview: Take our poll - does it matter that the Cubs, Sox have only one African-American player?

Barber Shop Show Preview: Take our poll - does it matter that the Cubs, Sox have only one African-American player?
This week on the Barber Shop Show, we’re taking a swing at America’s past time: Baseball. 50 years ago this week, Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. But today, African-American players make up a smaller and smaller percentage of players in Major League Baseball. In Chicago, only one player is African... Read more »