3rd degree black-belt Curmudgeon. Born a bleeding-heart Yankee Liberal, evolved into fiscally conservative, socially liberal something-or-other. Relocated to Charleston 20 years ago. There is absolutely…
Yeah Mat, kinda like Andolinis is real NY pizza. The real deal unless you've had the real deal.
That was sarcasm, y'all - how many current Dominican players do you think played college ball?
In my opinion there are two reasons for the lack of participation in baseball. First, exposure and availability at a young age. Almost every kid in America has a basketball court of some type, or at least a hoop available for random use. How many baseball fields are available for pick-up games these days? Second, in these days of fast action and immediate results basketball delivers, baseball doesn't.
Yes, definitely the lack of college scholarships for Blacks. Now if they could only get the same educational benefits normally available to all of the Dominican and Venezuelan and Cuban players active in MLB, we could get somewhere with this problem.
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