Despite an upswing in revenue in the past two decades, Major League Baseball has endured a decline in the number of African-American players to the point to where they account for less than 10 percent of the active rosters. It's percentage that puts baseball closer to hockey than football or basketball. What accounts for this trend in a game that once prominently featured lots of African-American stars such Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Ernie Banks, Frank Thomas and Ken Griffey Jr.? The crew from the Blade Barbershop talks it over:

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