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Old 04-16-2013, 10:57 PM
RKMeibalane RKMeibalane is offline
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Originally Posted by cub killer View Post
I find this hard to comprehend. So you're saying that if the Negro Leagues proved to the world that they were equal or better than the NL/AL by beating them in the World Series, they would still not be as popular simply because they were black?

If society's mentality was that horrible back then, then I'm glad I didn't live it.
It was that bad. I'm not convinced it's much better today, although for somewhat different reasons than racism. I won't say anymore than that for fear of getting my post moved to the ****house.
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