Keith Watson | Son Of MLB’s First Black General Manager Sets Record Straight On Dad’s Legacy

Keith Watson | Son Of MLB’s First Black General Manager Sets Record Straight On Dad’s Legacy

On this week’s Debatable, Mark Gray passes the mic to Keith Watson, son of legendary Yankees General Manager and glass ceiling-obliterator Bob Watson, to address some inaccuracies about his Dad’s legacy.
Watson wasn’t just the first Black GM to win a World Series, he was the Jackie Robinson of front office executives. The first African-American GM in MLB — Period.
Give him his propers.

 

 

 

Keith Watson | Son Of MLB’s First Black General Manager Sets Record Straight On Dad’s Legacy

Sean Gibson, Great Grandson of Iconic Negro League Titan Josh Gibson

Mark Gray speaks with the great-grandson of legendary Negro League icon Josh Gibson.

The founder of the Josh Gibson Foundation, Sean Gibson, steps to the mic and has plenty to say about his legendary great grandfather, the Negro Leagues, the treatment of Black and Brown players by MLB, and how baseball needs to address these heroes going forward.