Why the Number of African American Baseball Players is Declining

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By Jordan Campbell – Last Word On Baseball Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier on April 15, 1947. Many thought that would never happen, and many fought to keep it from happening. To share the same professional field with a white man was a pipe dream for many young blacks in America. Then came Jackie. […] READ MORE



Jackie Robinson Statue Defaced

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A statue of Jack Robinson and Pee-wee Reese standing arm-in-arm has been defaced in a disgusting act.  The statue sits outside the Brooklyn Cyclones stadium in Coney Island. The vandals wrote a number of derogatory racial slurs on the statue as well as drawing swastikas and other messages in praise of Hitler. Billy Harner, director […] READ MORE


Guide to the BEST Sports Movies: Baseball

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Welcome to our quick guide to what we feel are the most important and best sports movies out there.  After panelling our writers, we came up with the Good, the Great and the Epic.  We begin with a look at what we feel are the 10 best baseball movies.  Of course the list is subjective, […] READ MORE


1947: The Most Important Year in Baseball History?

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On April 15, 1947, the sports world stood still.  History was made at Ebbets Field as a player emerged from the Brooklyn Dodgers dugout that not only changed sports, but changed history. “You can hate a man for many reasons. Color is not one of them.” ~ Peewee Reese, Brooklyn Dodgers, 1947 Welcome back to Peculiar […] READ MORE


What's Next For Jason Collins?

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Jackie Robinson broke the colour barrier in baseball, Wendell Scott broke the colour barrier in NASCAR and Earl Lloyd broke the colour barrier in the NBA. In days where racism no longer effects the professional sporting world and sexism has depleted and allowed separate professional sporting leagues for females, there is rarely a barrier left […] READ MORE


The King's Gem and Melky's Shame: The beautiful and ugly sides of Baseball

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It is ironic that on the same day, August 15, Major League Baseball produced two major stories which fundamentally epitomize the current state of baseball.  I am, of course, referring to Felix Hernandez’s perfect game against Tampa Bay and Melky Cabrera’s 50 game suspension for a positive drug test, both of which occurred yesterday.  In […] READ MORE