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Why Black Folks Should Watch The Toronto Blue Jays

"Their big bats are a major exception to an MLB season with fewer big hits than the former rapper Meek Mill."

Baseball can be slow and safe and polite and, to many fans, just boring.

Not the Toronto Blue Jays. They have speed and swag. If you aim a pitch at a player's head, expect a lingering scowl. Then a home run. And definitely some fighting words. They are the most interesting, compelling and unique team in baseball. For Latino and African-American sports fans yearning for baseball players who look, talk, compete and celebrate more like us -- we found 'em.

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