While trying to get the season going, the MLB and baseball as a whole are starting to address another problem: the lack of diversity. NBCS Cubs reporter Maddie Lee is joined by former Cub and professor Doug Glanville, Laurence Holmes and Eugene McIntosh of "The Bigs" to discuss ways MLB and baseball need to address the issues and how they can benefit from it.
(2:00) - Ian Desmond's comments really struck a chord in baseball
(12:06) - Youth baseball for young Black athletes
(26:09) - Glanville remembers being the only Black athlete on teams in MLB
(30:14) - Current Black players in majors are still dealing with racism
(32:26) - Ways Theo Epstein is trying to help find solutions to the lack of diversity in baseball
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Cubs Talk Podcast
Cubs Talk Podcast: Is there change coming to baseball's diversity problem? originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago