The percentage of black players in the MLB has dropped by 20% over the last 40 years -- heres a startling theory why

The number of black baseball players on Major League Baseball teams stands around 8% — that’s a huge decline compared to the 1970s. So what happened?

Produced by Alex Kuzoian.

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