Adam Felder and Seth Amitin do their best in a recent article for The Atlantic to find ‘racism’ in the terminology used by baseball announcers on television. Apparently, adjectives for professional baseball players is the latest and most exciting front in the ‘civil rights’ movement for equality, universalism and sameness. They begin their lengthy article by stating, ‘Sports broadcasting history is littered with stories of announcers making offensive remarks about a player’s race.’ With that sort of blanket-statement as a starting-point, the only surprise in the article is that these two anti-Whites couldn’t find find more ‘racism’ and ‘hate’ than what they did. Ultimately, they conclude there is ‘national’ bias in that the announcer prefer US players over foreign (mostly Hispanic) players.
Our analysis shows that while black players are not discriminated against, foreign-born players—of which the vast majority are Latino—find themselves at a disadvantage….
Players born in the US or Canada are 10 percent more likely to be praised for their effort. White players are 10 percent more likely to be praised for their character.