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Black Hispanic Ballplayers Aren’t Black Enough For Torii Hunter

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“They’re not us,” Torii Hunter tells USA Today. “They’re impostors.” Yeah, he’s going there. In an interview with USA Today on race in baseball Torii Hunter attacked Black Hispanic ballplayers, “It’s like they had to get some kind of dark faces, so they go to the Dominican or Venezuela because you can get them cheaper. It’s like, ‘Why should I get this kid from the South Side of Chicago and have Scott Boras represent him and pay him $5 million when you can get a Dominican guy for a bag of chips?’

Full story: Black Hispanic Ballplayers Aren’t Black Enough For Torii Hunter – Race – Deadspin