EXCLUSIVE: Black representation in baseball will be the focus of MLB Tonight: A Conversation, which MLB Network will air on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr.
Day, at 5 p.m. ET.Hosted by MLB Network analyst and former player Harold Reynolds, the show will feature new interviews with Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker and Atlanta Braves coach Ron Washington.
Also on the guest list is Michael Bourn, a two-time All-Star and member of the Players Alliance, a group of 100 current and former players pursuing opportunities for the Black community in baseball and society.
King himself played a role in the formation of the alliance. Also due to appear are former manager Jerry Manuel and Players Alliance member Cameron Maybin.(Watch a clip featuring Baker, Manuel and Washington above.)The MLK show is an edition of a recurring show created by the network in June 2020 in the wake of widespread protests against racial injustice.Read more on deadline.com