The Decline of Baseball in Inner-City Chicago

Baseball diamonds are virtually empty in inner-city Chicago nowadays. Black boys are opting to play basketball and football over baseball the majority of the time, and there are various reasons why this has occurred over the last thirty plus years. Crime infested neighborhoods have most notably played a part in the decreased number of kids playing baseball, but other factors have undoubtedly played a role in the vanishing of Little League baseball of the southside and westside of the city. The Decline of Baseball in Inner-City Chicago is a nonfiction ebook that takes an in-depth look on the various factors that have contributed to the decreased number of Black kids’ participation in a sport that’s American as hot dogs and apple pie.

 

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