Tim Keown is a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he grew up in Northern California and had a brief and inconsequential college baseball career.
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How high-priced travel ball is excluding poor blacks from the MLB