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60 years ago – Jackie Robinson plays

What an important day!! I didn’t know this but the players on each team took a vote on whether or not they would strike. Each team was going to walk out! Listen to Keith’s report. Outstanding. I heard an interview with Jackie Robinson’s daughter earlier this week. The peak of Black’s in the MLB was 1975 if I’m not mistaken. The percentage of Blacks has fallen almost every year since then. What’s the problem? There are very few baseball diamonds in the inner city. MLB is doing very little to fix the problem. Almost every boy will get some type of

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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