The Clubhouse Conversations Interview Series exists to celebrate and give more visibility to the professional Black baseball players in Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball, Black coaches/scouts/managers/front office members, and the Black writers who cover professional baseball. These interviews will solely be featured on Unculture and conduct the same purpose as my articles, which will move back over to my personal Medium page. This interview series’s focus is on Black people throughout the African diaspora who have a hand in making baseball the global phenomenon that it is.

This is the sixth Clubhouse Conversations interview in a series…


The Clubhouse Conversations Interview Series exists to celebrate and give more visibility to the professional Black baseball players in Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball, Black coaches/scouts/managers/front office members, and the Black writers who cover professional baseball. These interviews will solely be featured on Unculture and conduct the same purpose as my articles, which will move back over to my personal Medium page. …


The Clubhouse Conversations Interview Series exists to celebrate and give more visibility to the Black players, managers/ coaches, scouts, front office members, and umpires in MiLB and MLB. This interview series will tell the stories of the Black writers, commentators, and analysts who cover the game also. This interview series’s focus is on Black people throughout the African diaspora who have a hand in making baseball the global phenomenon that it is.

The eighth installment of this interview series features Glenallen Hill Jr., a 20-year-old second baseman and outfielder who plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks Low-A affiliate Visalia Rawhide…


The Clubhouse Conversations Interview Series exists to celebrate and give more visibility to the Black players, managers/ coaches, scouts, front office members, and umpires in MiLB and MLB. This interview series will tell the stories of the Black writers, commentators, and analysts who cover the game also.

The seventh installment of this series features Trey Harris, an outfielder in the Atlanta Braves organization from Powder Springs, Georgia. Harris was drafted by the Braves in the 32nd round of the 2018 MLB Draft out of the University of Missouri and currently plays for the Braves Double-A affiliate.

Trey Harris Info & Stats:

https://www.milb.com/player/trey-harris-674677

https://www.mlb.com/prospects/braves/trey-harris-674677


Background + Path to Professional Baseball

Giancarlo Stanton is a thirty-one-year-old outfielder/designated hitter that plays for the New York Yankees. Stanton grew up in the Greater Los Angeles area and was drafted straight out of high school by the Florida Marlins in the 2nd round of the 2007 MLB Draft. At Sherman Oaks High School Stanton was a very successful multi-sport athlete in high school, receiving full scholarship offers to play tight end at USC, UNLV, and UCLA in addition to a commitment to Tulane’s baseball program.

After agreeing to his professional contract and receiving a $475,000 signing bonus, Stanton’s professional career began in 2007 with…


Background + Path to Professional Baseball

CJ Abrams is a 20-year-old shortstop in the San Diego Padres organization from Alpharetta, Georgia. Abrams was introduced to the game by his parents, picking up a bat for the first time at 18 months old. Abrams started playing youth baseball at four years old against six-year-olds, one of the many flashes of his elite talent on the diamond that started at a very young age. Abrams was the starting shortstop for Blessed Trinity High School’s baseball team, where he had an illustrious career. …


The Clubhouse Conversations Interview Series exists to celebrate and give more visibility to the professional Black baseball players in Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball, Black coaches/scouts/managers/front office members, and the Black writers who cover professional baseball. These interviews will solely be featured on Unculture and conduct the same purpose as my articles, which will move back over to my personal Medium page. …


#4: Randy Wilkins — Director, Editor, and Writer

The Clubhouse Conversations Interview Series exists to celebrate and give more visibility to the professional Black baseball players in Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball, Black coaches/scouts/managers/front office members, and the Black writers who cover professional baseball. These interviews will solely be featured on Unculture and conduct the same purpose as my articles, which will move back over to my personal Medium page. …


Background + Path To Professional Baseball

Michael Harris II is a twenty-year-old outfielder in the Atlanta Braves organization from DeKalb, Georgia. Harris was drafted by the Braves in the third round(98th overall) of the 2019 MLB Draft out of Stockbridge High School and was ecstatic to be selected by the Braves as he grew up a Braves fan. Harris received a $548,000 signing bonus when he signed his professional contract and forewent his commitment to Texas Tech. Harris participated in the Marquis Grissom Baseball Association in south Atlanta for years, founded by former Atlanta Braves outfielder and Atlanta native Marquis Grissom. Harris credits Grissom for helping…


Background + Path to Professional Baseball

Estevan Florial is a twenty-three-year-old Haitian-Dominican centerfielder in the New York Yankees organization. Florial’s place of birth on the island of Hispaniola has many conflicting reports due to his background. Legislation in the Dominican Republic was also passed that stripped Haitians that were born and raised in the Dominican Republic of their Dominican citizenship. Florial claims to be born and raised in Santo Domingo, although there have been reports that have said he was born in Haiti and moved to Santo Domingo as a child, and other reports that claim he was born in Barahona.

Estevan Florial’s path to professional…

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