Still, it's different for minorities because they walked through doors that Robinson opened. On Opening Day, 203 Major League players were from Latin America.
"You look at our coaching staff," Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson said. "We have a Latin American bench coach [Tony Pena]. We have an African-American bullpen coach [Mike Harkey]. You just look at the diversity. It all started with Jackie Robinson 65 years ago. Helping the Civil Rights movement. Helping open up many doors, for any and everybody."
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