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.
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.
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.
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?
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