MLBbro.com reporter Renee Washington recaps the various events, dedications and celebrations that baseball held for Juneteenth and to celebrate Black culture. She also reveals where MLB ranks among the major sports as far as second-generation players go.
Renee Washington gives kudos to the Phillies for honoring John Irvin Kenndey. It’s been 65 years since Kennedy’s debut. He played five games with the Phillies in 1957. Kennedy passed away in 1998, but his legacy lives on.