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Under Bronx-born Greenberg, the Indians had more black ballplayers than any other team.
In Major League (1989), a menagerie of has-been and never-were ballplayers shows up for Cleveland Indians' spring training (albeit in Arizona, rather than Florida).
Whether as a ballplayer or a columnist, Robinson is motivated by his uncompromising belief in racial equality, whether he's marching with Martin Luther King Jr.
He recounts Southworth's life and career as a ballplayer and manager, including playing for the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Braves, New York Giants, and St.
Rodriguez, who divorced his wife Cynthia in 2008 and who then began a relationship with singer Madonna, began going out with Diaz a year ago, when he decided to celebrate his feat of becoming the youngest ballplayer in history to hit 600 homers by taking a helicopter ride over New York accompanied by her and her friend Gwyneth Paltrow.
Maybe it's like this for the ballplayer son of a ballplayer: He's a kid going into the family business (say it with a "Sopranos" accent, and this line of thinking sounds even better).
Rickey, do you want a ballplayer who's afraid to fight back?
Having a professional ballplayer as grand marshal of a pride parade is a way of showing the world--and reassuring ourselves--that there's no contradiction between being gay and being a man.
DuBois' notion of "double consciousness" and the complexities of black activism, which positioned the ballplayer "on the fault line between liberal and radical modes of black political speech" (15).
In 1939, he was a self-described "hot shot college ballplayer," who was recruited to play on Doubleday Field for a U.
HAD KEN CAMINITI been a less famous ballplayer, or had he merely confessed his own sins, then it would have been a transient controversy.
Yonamine bore the brunt of this anger as an American ballplayer.
The powerfully built former ballplayer found himself in a precarious situation, far beyond his physical predicament.
That is the message that a former ballplayer named Jose Canseco is trying to sell to our current ballplayers.
And the folks on the Web site's discussion board cried foul about Bean's role on the show: an out ballplayer who suggests another gay player stay in the closet.