MLB announcer apologizes after making racist '40-acre-field' remark about White Sox player

Oct 8, 2021

A Major League Baseball announcer apologized for making a racist comment about one of the players on air during a game between the Chicago White Sox and the Houston Astros.

Jim Kaat, a baseball announcer and former pitcher for teams such as the Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals — made a comment during a conversation with former Baltimore Orioles baseball manager Buck Showalter — about a "40-acre field" in reference to Cuban White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada.

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