Baseball’s ongoing quest: Bring more African-Americans to the game

1971 Cy Young/MVP winner Vida Blue to speak at Feb. 22 fundraiser for nonprofit Tri-State Youth Baseball Academy

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 16, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 14, 2019 2:29 PM CT

Former major league pitcher Vida Blue speaks at a Feb. 22 banquet to raise money and awareness to the lack of African-American youths playing baseball.


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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.

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