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MLB Commissioner Says Baseball Needs to Broaden Fan Base

The head of major league baseball says for the game to thrive it needs to develop players and fans among African Americans in markets like Detroit.

Recently-elected Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stopped at Detroit’s Comerica Park as part of a tour of cities with major league teams.

WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter was with the Commissioner at the ball park.

He tells WDET’s Jerome Vaughn that Manfred has already faced some challenges.

Image credit: m.mlb.com

Filed Under: #MLB #minorities #youth
About the Author

Quinn Klinefelter

Senior News Editor

I grab news in the morning, check the papers and the wires, call sources and take a big gulp of coffee. That’s how I start the day.

qklinefelter@wdet.org  

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