What Would Jackie [Robinson] Do?
On the 60th anniversary of the integration of baseball, only 10 percent of major leaguers are African American. This percentage has actually gone down since the late 1980s. While baseball stays diverse thanks to the huge influx of Latino players (nearly 50 percent), one has to wonder why African Americans aren’t going into baseball they way they are into the NFL (50 percent) or the NBA (70 percent). What Would Jackie Say?