Author talks about black America’s deep roots in baseball

TalkingWhile African-American participation in baseball has dwindled in recent years, chiefly among youths but also somewhat in Major League Baseball, author Kevin Mitchell says their deep roots in the game – going back to the Negro Leagues and earlier – shouldn’t be forgotten.“It can’t be forgotten,” Mitchell said. “It’s woven into the fabric of American history.”Mitchell, a metro area writer, author of “Last Train to Cooperstown,” and member of

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