WASHINGTON (AP) — Baseball legends Willie Mays and the late Yogi Berra will be honored with the nation's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
theGRIO REPORT - The son of Charleston church shooting victim Sharonda Coleman-Singleton was joined by his younger brother and sister to throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium Monday night before they took on the Minnesota Twins.
theGRIO REPORT - David Denson has just come out as gay, making him the first openly gay player in MLB-affiliated baseball.
theGrio REPORT - Sunday, on the one year anniversary of Mike Brown's death, New York, baseball fans took part in a "Blue Lives Matter" event at a Staten Island Yankees-Brooklyn Cyclones game - less than a mile away from where Eric Garner was choked to death by a NYC police officer.
theGrio REPORT - Friday, a minor league baseball team in Utah canceled its "Caucasian Heritage Night" after the event sparked outrage on social media.
theGRIO REPORT - A Connecticut teen was killed Sunday during a drive-by shooting in New Haven...
Minnie Minoso, who hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat when he became major league baseball's first black player in Chicago in 1951, has died, the Cook County medical examiner said Sunday.