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The Politics And Ethnic Dynamics of Baseball

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Recently, Major League Baseball decided to incorporate Negro Leagues statistics into the MLB database. This move aims to attract a younger audience in the United States, which tends to be more non-white. Gallup polling shows that young minority audiences love basketball, while older, whiter audiences prefer baseball. Both sports are basically tied for second place in the U.S. as far as ratings are concerned, but both basketball and baseball lag well behind American football. About 12% of Americans say baseball is their favorite sport, another 12% say basketball is their favorite sport, but 41% say American football is their favorite sport to watch.

In 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first black player to join the MLB. Before this, blacks could only play in the Negro Leagues. When Jackie Robinson entered the MLB, the structure of the Negro Leagues became somewhat similar to how baseball in Japan operates today. The top tier of players in Japan have the opportunity to come to the United States and make millions of dollars, not to mention earning royalties from memorabilia and jerseys sold with their names on them.

The Negro Leagues worked similarly until they disbanded post-Robinson. Blacks today have the ability to be in the MLB as much as Whites. Ironically, though, black Americans don’t play baseball as much anymore. By the end of the 1980s, black players had largely moved on from baseball. The 1980s saw the rise of basketball legends like Michael Jordan, and black athletes gravitated toward basketball, a sport that involves more running, shooting, and stealing.

Race has always been a sensitive topic within baseball. Recently, Mets player Jorge López was dropped from his contract after a meltdown on the pitcher’s mound. He threw his mitt into the stands and dropped F-bombs in front of the press, claiming a language barrier as his defense. López, being Hispanic and a native Spanish speaker, said he didn’t fully grasp what he was saying, leading to much controversy and outcry from liberal commentators on ESPN.

Incidents like this are not uncommon, and black players who played (or currently playing) baseball more recently, like Adam Jones, Tommy Pham, Marcus Stroman, and CC Sabathia have claimed to experience racism regularly in the sport. In 2016, Adam Jones, an All-Star Baltimore Orioles center fielder, was once asked why he didn’t participate in kneeling during the National Anthem in America, similar to how Colin Kaepernick was already doing well before in American Football. His response was, “because baseball is the White man’s sport.”

One of the biggest reasons why blacks have left baseball in droves after just two generations of Robinson breaking the race barrier is the expense. Basketball requires just a ball and a hoop, and urban areas, especially since the Obama presidency and events like those involving Michael Brown and George Floyd, city governments often fund this basketball court infrastructure. All blacks need is a ball that bounces. In contrast, baseball needs multiple pieces of equipment: bats, gloves, helmets, bases, and numerous baseballs, making it harder to play even semi-competitively. While backyard wiffleball is an affordable alternative, it’s easy to see why basketball is more accessible for many welfare bum blacks.

Today, the significant ethnic minorities in baseball are (as previously alluded to) Hispanics from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Venezuela. Teams invest heavily in getting them immigration status, integrating them into the team, and paying for translators. ESPN, owned by Disney, which has Jewish ownership, often defends these players, portraying them as morally superior to White players.

Despite these dynamics, baseball remains one of the least “woke” sports, with many talented White players still excelling. Current White stars include Garrett Cole, Mike Trout, Freddie Freeman, Kyle Tucker, Justin Verlander, Paul Skenes, Bryce Harper, Trea Turner, and many more.

Baseball has such a wonderful, rich white history, showcasing the talents of legendary players like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ted Williams, Ty Cobb, and Joe DiMaggio. Interestingly, after World War II, when the United States disbanded the Japanese empire and Japanese colonies over East Asia, baseball was introduced to Japan as part of the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts. This introduction has led to the sport’s continued popularity in Japan and its neighboring countries today.

To be candid, I don’t object to Asian players (like Ichiro Suzuki or Shohei Ohtani) participating in the MLB, especially those from Japan and South Korea. These players, after making hundreds of millions of American dollars, often prefer to return to their (East Asian ethnostate) home countries after their careers, demonstrating a respect for America whether on purpose or not. If Hispanic players were to follow a similar pattern of returning to their home countries, I would not have any issues with their presence in the MLB. However, the problem arises when these Hispanic players take advantage of America’s very stupid immigration laws, leading to chain migration and the establishment of new Hispanic elites in the United States. While it is essential to acknowledge the presence of White players from countries like Cuba, (as there are Whites in Latin America) we must also recognize the influx of black immigrants from countries like the Dominican Republic and Haiti. This causes the emergence of non-white anti-white elites in baseball, who exploit their success to spread messages about the alleged racism and terribleness of White people. These individuals often use platforms like ESPN and other sports media to propagate fear-mongering narratives about Whites. This issue was particularly evident during the 2020 Fentanyl Floyd fiasco, where many non-white baseball players were vocal in their support of anti-white sentiments.

I’m not sure how much this will resonate with readers on this site, as Donald Trump isn’t as admired in nationalist politics these days. Many, like me, see him as the lesser of two evils. We’ll likely vote for him, not as an endorsement, but as a vote against the alternative. The other side is flooding our country with a never ending number of Haitians and Venezuelans while appointing black and brown women to the Supreme Court, decisions that could affect White people for decades.

Nonetheless, Trump is very popular among White baseball players and fans. For example, in 2021, after the January 6th “Stop the Steal” event, people were thrown out of ball games nationwide for holding up ‘Trump Won’ signs. Many baseball players also refused the COVID-19 vaccine. The New York Yankees even met with Mayor Eric Adams to seek exemptions from the vaccine mandate, something they were granted. Curt Schilling, a dominant pitcher in his day, has become a prominent conservative activist. He was fired from ESPN due to his Trump support in 2016.

Ultimately, the way baseball’s culture is presented makes it feel pro-American and anti-woke. Yes, post-George Floyd, there has been some BLM-like activism, and most teams have a gay pride night. However, most of their special days go all out with decorations for July 4th, Memorial Day, and 9/11, celebrating veterans in a big way. This may seem normie-tier or neocon-like to some, but it’s much better than basketball teams having games where everyone wears Black Lives Matter shirts, or football teams playing the black national anthem and displaying “End Racism” in the end zones. Baseball doesn’t do that as much; it’s more likely to have police officers, ex-military, and firemen waving American flags.

Baseball is also a generational sport. For me, it was my White dad who introduced me, a young white man, to the love of baseball. You still see young white kids today being introduced to baseball by their parents, who were introduced by their parents, loving white players like Ted Williams or Joe DiMaggio. And that gets to the most important part: besides Yankee Stadium and Dodger Stadium (where Yankee Stadium in the Bronx has some black fans and Dodger Stadium in LA has many Hispanic fans), the fan base is predominantly white. In most baseball towns around the country, when you look at a baseball crowd, it’s just full of white people due to this generational love for the game.

This at the end of the day, is what really proves that baseball is better politically than basketball and football. Look at what our enemies say about it. Articles from CNNVox, Verified Reddit profiles, and various liberal sports publications often complain that the owners, fans, and players in baseball are “too White.” Ultimately, anti-white media hates baseball because of this, which is why they heavily promote the NFL and NBA in commercials and social media algorithms. Long story short, be a baseball supremacist.

If you are an American nationalist, baseball stands, along with ice hockey and college football, as a sport that is defensible to watch. Soccer, NFL, and NBA should not be watched or paid attention to by nationalists at all. To tell you the truth, I haven’t tuned into the Super Bowl for many years. The NFL and NBA produce a lot of players who end up off the field saying all sorts of anti-white rhetoric. I don’t need to tell anyone the well known story of Colin Kaepernick, but there are many people with his attitude in the NBA and NFL. The players’ unions in those leagues accept these attitudes more readily. In baseball, when you talk like this, you’re not winning brownie points with the fans, and cable networks like MLB Network are not going to want you on their talk shows.

Additionally, I would say that baseball is still technically America’s National Pastime. Yes, football makes more money and has very good ratings during the regular season and postseason. However, people need to remember that baseball has 162 games in a single season. Because of this, baseball certainly sells more tickets each year than any other sport. For one-third of the year, it’s always possible to plan your day with your family or night with your friends around a baseball game if you live in or near one of the 30 cities in the USA with a Major League Baseball team.

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