Atlanta Braves Franchise

Samori Benjamin

[audio src=" Braves Part 1.mp3"]

Decline of African-Americans in Major League Baseball Project: In 2007 I began working on a project about the decline of African-American players in major league baseball. 2007 was the sixty year anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier. In 2007 the percentage of African-American players in Major League baseball was at just 8%. This project has turned into a book and audio documentary. I am working on both simultaneously trying to finish both by the end of the Year. This is a 22:00 minute clip of the audio documentary which is based on the 2007 Atlanta Braves who had just one African-American player on their roster in 2

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