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Did you know that only 8.3% of all baseball players are African American?

Roland Martin talks with Bo Porter, the manager of the Houston Astros. He is one of only three black managers in the MLB.

And what about this cool fact: there are about 40 baseball players with $100M or more contracts. There are only five or so in the NFL.

“Baseball contracts are guaranteed. There is no salary cap either,” Porter said.

Click the links below to hear the rest of the interview that urges young black kids to think about baseball as a career and hear all the details surrounding the upcoming civil rights game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Houston Astros!

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