Is Derek Jeter the last iconic African-American baseball player of our lifetime?

Posted in Blogroll on September 29th, 2014 by Ron Glover

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Derek Jeter singled in the third inning against the Boston Red Sox in his last major league at-bat.

When New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter removed his pinstriped uniform for the last time, Major League Baseball was left with several holes to fill. One of those voids is who will assume the role of inspiring young African-American baseball players.

Is Derek Jeter the last African-American baseball player of significance?

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