WE #3 - Eric Farrington CMST-1061-4 6 April 2011 Written...

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Eric Farrington CMST-1061-4 6 April 2011 Written Exercise #3 I Love This Game! Major League Baseball (MLB) at one time was a Caucasian-dominated sport. There have been debates going on for many years accusing managers and front offices of being racist towards players of different races, for example, cutting players from a team’s roster because of their ethnicity. But in recent years, MLB has become a more diverse league. As of 2008, the three leading races currently in MLB are Caucasians (~60%), International (~29%), and Latino (~27%). These are significant increases from 18 years ago when Caucasians accounted for approximately 70% while the next closest race, African-Americans, was right above 15%. The visual image that is being displayed is a parody of Major League Baseball’s official logo, but with a Latino swinging for a piñata instead of a baseball player swinging at a baseball. The message of this logo is depicting the increase in the number of Latino players in recent years
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