MLB Introduces On-Field Diversity Task Force


On Wednesday, Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig unveiled the On-Field Diversity Task Force. The task force was put together to monitor the talent pipeline which impacts the representation and development of players with various ethnic backgrounds and on-field personnel in Major League Baseball (MLB).

The task force is comprised of representatives from Club ownership, Club front offices, MLB's Central Office, Minor League Baseball, former players, the Major League Baseball Players Association, the MLB Scouting Bureau, and collegiate baseball. They intend to hone in on the many issues influencing on-field diversity throughout all areas of the league.

"As a social institution, Major League Baseball has an enormous social responsibility to provide equal opportunities for all people, both on and off the field," said Baseball Commissioner Allan H. Selig. "I am proud of the work we have done thus far with the RBI program and the MLB Urban Youth Academies, but there is more that we must accomplish. We have seen a number of successful efforts with existing MLB task forces, and I believe we have selected the right people to effectively address the many factors associated with diversity in baseball."

General Sportsbook News Sports Events

Login to post a comment:


 
 

Click Here to register a new account

What's going on right now!

6s ago someone from us flag United States read article Will Hill No More in Australia?

Sports Community

Share this page on:
Follow LSB on:
Follow LSB

Join Now for full access

In the last 24h

Totals

  • New Members
    3
  • Members Online
    10
  • Guests
    935



eighteen plus only

Follow LSB on Facebook Follow LSB on Twitter Follow LSB on Pinterest Follow LSB on Google plus