Parker – who graduated from Southern Connecticut State University and Columbia University – covered his first World Series in 1986 for the Daily News in New York.
Parker has been a proud BBWAA member since 1990. He votes for the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Parker was the first Black reporter to cover the Cincinnati Reds for The Cincinnati Enquirer in 1991.
Parker works for Fox Sports Radio, FS1, Deadspin.com and is an adjunct professor at USC.
He also worked eight years at ESPN.
Wright – a graduate of the University of North Texas with a degree in broadcast and digital journalism – has covered Independent League baseball as a radio broadcaster and writer for the Texas Airhogs formally from the American Association.
Based out of Baton Rouge, La., David is host of the “Hard in the Paint” podcast. He’s also an experienced sports writer and broadcaster, as well as serving as a sports information director for Southern University at New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference. David has been a baseball fan since the first time his father took him to Tiger Stadium in his native Detroit. Since then he has covered Independent League, minor league, and college baseball, including the LSU Tigers. His greatest diamond dream was to play right field for the New York Yankees, like his favorite players Reggie Jackson and Dave Winfield.
JR has covered a myriad of sports over the past 25 years for newspapers, magazines, radio, TV and online media — but baseball is life.
Understanding and highlighting the history and culture of baseball as it pertains to Black and brown MLB players has always been important to me.
From radio shows to print to podcasts, the journey of the African-American ball player is something that has to be told and after three decades in the game, with mlbbro.com, I’m finally realizing a lifetime dream that will impact baseball from the grassroots to the professional level.
Carr – who graduated from the University of Michigan and Henry Ford College – is a 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient and a 2006 baseball All-City DPSL Award winner for the Henry Ford Trojans. He is a former staff writer for the Minot Daily News, sideline reporter for the Grand Rapids Danger of the North American Basketball League, and team reporter for the University of Michigan men’s basketball and football programs.
Born in Gary, Indiana I was raised in the metro-Detroit suburb of Livonia, MI. I attended the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and graduated with a dual major in Political Science and Sociology. I went on to Co-Found one of Detroit’s premier youth serving organizations, The Center for Urban Youth and Family Development (CUYFD), a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit that works with youth that are in and transitioning out of the foster care system. I later created the consulting firm, TwentyTwo40, LLC. to work with small and medium sized businesses and non-profits nationwide. I’ve known and worked with Rob Parker for years, and I am proud to serve as the social media manager for MLBBro.com.
Devout O’s fan. Legit Nats apologist. Baseball Lover. HBCU Lifer. Longing for a Dodger Dog at Chavez Ravine one day. America’s five-tool sports journalist.
Jones does not care about who’s dating who, internet beefs, or any other type of gossip. I care about sports, in specific, Baseball. Baseball, like life, is an infinite game of trial and error. Only those who can respect the struggle, can appreciate the true beauty of success.
Graduated from University of Michigan – got started by creating a streetwear fashion and lifestyle brand, Greatness The One, during his freshman year in college. His vast experience in brand strategy and marketing has allowed him to work on campaigns closely with companies such as Nike, Disney, and Verizon Wireless just to name a few.
Henderson has also secured partnerships with companies such as Universal Music Group and Dussè. Henderson works as the creative director of WearGreatness.com as well as brand strategist for other creatives and organizations.