5 reads

African-American participation in baseball is almost non-existent, and has long been a problem for the sport. A young new black baseball player, Hunter Greene, is the potential top pick for this season’s draft. The Sherman Oaks, California native has to finish high school first, but he is already emerging as baseball’s next big star, and could be a “savior to the sport for young African-American kids.”

Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Jeff breaks down Hunter Greene’s awesomeness, on the field and off, and explains the major cue that black parents every where should take from his story. Click on the audio player to hear more from Jeff Johnson in this exclusive clip from “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”

RELATED: Joke Of The Day: Why Are Baseball Players So Cool? [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO] 

RELATED: The Best Black Baseball Players Of All Time

RELATED: Gary’s Tea: Why Black Women Feel Betrayed By Shea Moisture [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] 

RELATED: Black Women Share Why They Love Black Men [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]