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Corey Smith currently oversees the diversity and inclusion department for Major League Baseball. With 25 years in procurement and 20 years in diversity, Smith is an expert in strategic sourcing, supplier diversity and overall diversity and inclusion. Rolling out spoke with the Columbia University graduate about how he increases awareness of major league baseball in…

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The bases are fully loaded for high school senior Jerry Clark Jr. as he gears up and prepares for college baseball. Clark is currently attending Wilson Academy in Lithonia, Georgia. Continuing to pursue his passion for baseball, he received offers from Southern University and Alabama State University. Clark committed to being a Hornet at Alabama…

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According to Alex Rodriguez, Kylie Jenner bragged about how “rich” she was to him and Jennifer Lopez at this year’s Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute. The 43-year-old former professional baseball shortstop was pleased with where he and the “On The Floor” hitmaker were placed for the star-studded event, but was amazed by how openly the…

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April 15 marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson‘s MLB debut. As a part of the annual tradition, every MLB team that plays that day has each of their players sport the universally retired No. 42. His acts off the field have been brought up even more within the last year, because of current Black…

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At the time, June 19, 1984, seemed like any other day in Major League Baseball. The Tigers, Angels, Phillies & Padres led their respective divisions. Thirteen games were played that Tuesday in the summer of 1984. What no one in baseball knew was that in New York City the eulogy for baseball in the African…

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The Biogenesis steroid scandal that rocked Major League Baseball has not ended. The cousin and personal assistant of Alex Rodriguez, Yuri Sucart, has been sentenced to seven months in prison, six months house arrest and a $5,000 fine. Sucart pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in the steroid distribution scandal.

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What’s right? Jackie Robinson West was the first all-Black team to win the Little League U.S. Championship. They did so at a time when the lives of Black people, young, Black men in particular, were being publicly disrespected and devalued. And they did so coming from a city that’s called Chiraq because of Black youth…

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A great victory that was celebrated in Chicago and across America has turned into a humiliating scandal for a Little League baseball team. Jackie Robinson West Little League team has been stripped of its U.S.championship title because of the use of ineligible players.  It has been reported that the team used players that were outside…

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