The State of the Black Manager in Major League Baseball Would Disgust Jackie Robinson

By Rhiannon Walker

It took Gary Jones absolutely no time to find success as a baseball manager. At 30 years old and in his first season as skipper of the Madison (Wisconsin) Muskies, he led the Class-A ball club to a 77-61 record and to the 1991 Midwest League championship game.

“It’s still an aspiration of mine to manage at the major league level,” Jones said. “I feel like I’ve paid my dues.”

“Sometimes, you sit back and see other guys getting opportunities with way less experience, and I’m not going to lie, sometimes I do shake my head and wonder, ‘Why don’t I get an opportunity to be put in that situation?’”

Read more…

About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Know as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
This entry was posted in African-American, Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Fairness. Bookmark the permalink.