Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” out at Yankee Stadium over racist songs

Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” out at Yankee Stadium over racist songs The Yankees have decided to no longer run Kate Smith’s version of “God Bless America” during their seventh-inning stretch because of Smith’s affiliation with songs that carried racist lyrics. Most famously, Smith sang a 1931 song, “That’s Why Darkies Were Born,” which opened:…

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Daily Prospect Notes: 4/18/2019

Daily Prospect Notes: 4/18/2019 These are notes on prospects from lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen. Read previous installments here. Lewis Thorpe, LHP, Minnesota TwinsLevel: Triple-A   Age: 23   Org Rank: 12   FV: 40Line: 5.2 IP, 4 H, 1 BB, 2 R, 12 K Notes After two middling starts to kick off his season,…

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