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January 20, 2010

A Dream Team… in honor of Dr. King

Filed under: MLB — The Wizard @ January 20, 2010 12:44 am

Sully:

On this Martin Luther King Day, I’ve decided to honor those great players who were denied a shot at the big leagues because of the color of their skin.

Of course before Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, the so called logic of the day said black players were not as talented as the white players.

I guess it was a coincidence that in the 23 years after Jackie arrived, 16 of the National League MVPs were awarded to players who had Negro League experience.

So in the same spirit of my Home Grown vs. Acquired series from last year, I will write up the THE ALL TIME SHUT OUT OF THE MAJORS BECAUSE OF SEGREGATION roster. …

Awesome post.

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