Grand Saline, Texas, a town east of Dallas, has a history of racism, a history the community doesn’t talk about.
Now that baseball is big business, small towns may not be able to keep minor league professional teams afloat.
For more than a hundred years, communities in rural America have formed their identities through sports — especially baseball. But young people are fleeing small towns and so are baseball teams. Baseball is now big business and small markets can no longer afford to keep minor league professional teams afloat. Will mom-and-pop baseball franchises be able to hold on?