Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Tale of Two Seasons

African-American ballplayers now make up seven percent of major leaguers, down from 25 percent in 1981. Seven percent equals about 52 players (25-man roster multiplied by 30 teams). There are some very good players among them, but few, if any, … Continue reading

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The Oh, Really! Factor

“Asian people are not liberal, you know, by nature; they’re more industrious and hard working.” There’s a sort of innocence in that assertion, something naïve and almost childlike in its ignorance. Yet it was uttered by a grown man well … Continue reading

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