Post Tagged with: "Major League Baseball"

Cleveland Indians to Remove 'Chief Wahoo' from Uniforms

Cleveland Indians to Remove ‘Chief Wahoo’ from Uniforms

The logo was at the center of a legal dispute in Canada when the team played the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2016 American League Champion Series.

2017 MLB Postseason Drives Audience Increases Across All Turner Platforms

2017 MLB Postseason Drives Audience Increases Across All Turner Platforms

This year’s National League Championship Series – the Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Chicago Cubs – averaged 6.2 million viewers.

Jackie Robinson: MLB’s First Black Player Honored on 70th Anniversary

Robinson’s baseball career continues to teach valuable lessons in diversity and inclusion, and inspires today’s athletes.

Dan Jennings

New MLB Hire Shows Just How Much of a Joke Diversity Is to Baseball

The Miami Marlins baseball team made an early season change, but instead of abiding by the ‘Selig Rule’ to interview diverse applicants, they hired their general manager.

Will MLB’s Latino Outreach Actually Reach Senior Leadership?

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred talks up the game’s growth in Latin America, but misses the lack of Latinos in key leadership roles.

Billy Bean

Gay Ex-Player’s Path to MLB’s First Inclusion Ambassador

Pro sports is one of many areas that fail at diversity, and the man appointed last summer to lead D&I efforts for Major League Baseball knows all too well what inclusion means.

Diversity in pro sports in the U.S.

The Measure of Diversity That Only One U.S. Pro Sport Meets

Two diversity measurements help reveal which sports leagues are truly the most diverse in the United States.

In 153 major league sports teams, there is only ONE Black majority owner.

Major League White: How Pro Sports Aren’t What They Seem

There are more than 150 major league professional sports franchises in the United States, and while the players they employ are diverse, the lack of diversity in team ownership is downright shocking. Would you believe that there is only ONE Black majority owner among the six biggest leagues?