One of the Yankees few African-American players is not harping on the lack of Blacks in baseball, but asking where the Black fans are at games.
Granderson recently challenged his fellow Yankees to count the number of Black people at ballgames.
“At first, it starts off as a joke,” Granderson, who hit the second most home runs in baseball (42) between 2010 and this year’s All-Star Game, (Toronto’s Jose Bautista 61), told the Fort Worth-Star Telegram.
“And as the game moves on, you’ll get to 10, or maybe 15. Depends on where you are, too. Places like Chicago or New York, other places it’s easy. Here (in Texas), it’s hard. So after a while it becomes, ‘Told you so.’”