Posts tagged "Jackie Robinson"

Is Derrick Rose loosely to blame for the lack of black ballplayers in baseball?

Former Chicago White Sox Slugger Frank Thomas and White Sox 2012 draft pick Courtney Hawkins
The percentage of black players in the four major sports: •             NBA –78% •             NFL- 70% •             NHL- 4 %( To be fair most of them are Canadian) •             MLB – 8% According to a recent study done by USA Today, in 1975, 27% of MLB rosters had African-American players on them. In 1995, the... Read more »

The Perception of the Black Athlete

Anyone that knows me can guess that I am an avid sports fan. There has always been a love/hate relationship with the Black Athlete and how they are perceived. Even before Jackie Robinson and up until now with Lebron James. Is there a double standard in pro sports?? Hell Yeah!! No doubt! But ultimately it... Read more »