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A switch-pitcher and other hurlers dominate the Double Duty Classic

African-American kids tend to think baseball is boring, Blake Hickman says: “They like basketball because you can dunk, and football because you can make big hits on people.” Hickman, a six-foot-four, 210-pound African-American catcher for Simeon Career Academy, is hardly a boring player; he’s smashed many a fastball and has nailed countless runners in his […]