Black participation in Major League Baseball has declined for years — and The Washington Post spent this baseball season trying to understand why.
In the 1970s, Black baseball players made up about 20% of MLB. Today, that number has dropped to nearly 8%.
The Post launched a project called “The Nine” centered around the profiles of nine legendary baseball players. Chelsea Janes, national baseball reporter and a writer on . . .
November 29, 2021