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Diversity in Baseball

The ABCA's Diversity in Baseball Committee researches and implements opportunities that help to grow diversity for players and coaches within baseball. The committee is committed to providing resources that promote diversity. The committee assists the association in youth clinics in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program and hosts the Diversity in Baseball Workshops at the ABCA Convention. The committee also arranges one clinic presenter at the annual ABCA Convention to discuss a topic related to promoting diversity within the sport.

Committee Initiatives:

  • Professional Development
  • Youth Baseball Education & Advancement

Want to contact the ABCA Diversity in Baseball Committee? Email [email protected].

Want to provide your contact information and get involved with the Diversity in Baseball Committee's initiatives? Fill out this form.

Diversity in Baseball Resources

ABCA Podcast Minority Member Spotlights

The American Baseball Coaches Association strives to help diversify the baseball community and help bring opportunities in the game to all areas. The ABCA Minority Spotlight series looks to capture the experiences, coaching style, and impact that baseball has had on different ABCA member coaches.

A new Minority Spotlight feature is released on the ABCA Podcast on the third Monday of the month. Along with these episodes, a small portion of the interview is transcribed along with the audio.

Click the links below to read more and listen to the full interviews!

Minority Member Spotlights View All

Diversity in Baseball Clinic Presentations

In addition to the Diversity in Baseball Workshops at the annual ABCA Convention, the ABCA's Diversity in Baseball Committee arranges one clinic speaker presentation on the main-stage to discuss a topic related to expanding diversity within baseball.

2024 Convention
2024 Bob Kendrick
How the Negro Leagues Changed Baseball and Our Country

Bob Kendrick, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

  • Main Stage
  • Diversity, Leadership
  • Run Time: 1:11:00
View Video
2023 Convention
2023 Dr. Scott Brooks
How to Bake Diversity, Equity and Inclusion into Your Program

Dr. Scott Brooks, Arizona State University

  • Main Stage
  • Diversity, Leadership
  • Run Time: 1:12:44
View Video
2020 Webinar
2020 #ABCAatHome Webinar
The Black Experience: Searching for Relevance On and Off the Field in America's Pastime

#ABCAatHome Webinar, Kerrick Jackson, Dana Brown, Dr. Scott Brooks, & Others

  • Diversity, Culture, Leadership
  • Run Time: 2:18:47
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