I didn’t know this: Glenn Burke

I know a lot about baseball if I do say so my damn self.  I didn’t know Glenn Burke was black.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2014/06/09/glenn_burke_day_baseball_s_first_out_gay_player_deserves_mlb_recognition.html

The great pop-culture/sports writer Bill Simmons has made observations on this, ie, the Reggie Cleveland phenomena: white guys with black sounding names and vice versa.

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