FILE - This Jan. 7, 2010, file photo shows Andre Dawson during a news conference in New York. Black college coaches and players who’ve participated in a New Orleans tournament sponsored by Major League Baseball say success shouldn’t be measured by how many players who wind up in the big leagues. That number is zero for the decade-old tournament. But MLB executives remain committed and have renamed it after Hall-of-Famer Andre Dawson, who played for a historically black university.
FILE - This Jan. 7, 2010, file photo shows Andre Dawson during a news conference in New York. Black college coaches and players who’ve participated in a New Orleans tournament sponsored by Major League Baseball say success shouldn’t be measured by how many players who wind up in the big leagues. That number is zero for the decade-old tournament. But MLB executives remain committed and have renamed it after Hall-of-Famer Andre Dawson, who played for a historically black university. Bebeto Matthews, File AP Photo
FILE - This Jan. 7, 2010, file photo shows Andre Dawson during a news conference in New York. Black college coaches and players who’ve participated in a New Orleans tournament sponsored by Major League Baseball say success shouldn’t be measured by how many players who wind up in the big leagues. That number is zero for the decade-old tournament. But MLB executives remain committed and have renamed it after Hall-of-Famer Andre Dawson, who played for a historically black university. Bebeto Matthews, File AP Photo

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