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All-Black Baseball Team From Chicago Wins Little League World Series

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AFRICANGLOBE - Most of the coverage about the Little League World Series so far has been devoted to Philadelphia's star pitcher Mo'ne Davis. But Davis' team fell out of the tournament Thursday — and it's the team who knocked them out that's writing the headlines now. Chicago's Jackie Robinson West claimed the U.S. Championship title in a 7-5 victory over Las Vegas on Saturday.

Racist Vandals Deface Hero Jackie Robinson’s Statue

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AFRICANGLOBE - Racial slurs and a swastika were scrawled Tuesday night on a statue of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, outside MCU Park in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn and the New York Police Department (NYPD) Hate Crimes Task Force has now launched a probe.

Have African-Americans Abandon Baseball

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AFRICANGLOBE - perhaps the biggest reason baseball has declined in the African-American community is the most ironic reason of all: Jackie Robinson. Once the MLB was integrated, the Negro Leagues collapsed, while White MLB owners benefited handsomely from the participation of Black players
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