Decline of African Americans in Major League Baseball

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Jackie Robinson broke into Major League Baseball in 1947. By 1975, 27 percent of all major league players were African American. But this year, as the number of players born in Latin America has dramatically increased, the number of African American baseball players has fallen from 27 percent to just 10 percent, and there-s good reason to think the decline will continue. We hear more about this "vanishing breed" from the senior baseball writer for Sports Illustrated, a former major league baseball scout, a sports sociologist, and an author who's written on the rise of Latinos in America's favorite sport.
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Douglass- article on gas-price volatility

Douglass- article on record gas prices

Jackie Robinson

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

National Association for Stock Car Racing (NASCAR)

Clarke-s article on NASCAR Dads



Warren Olney