Bruce Maxwell On Protest And Baseball

In General, Major League Baseball by Samori Benjamin

On September 23rd of last season Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first and only Major League Baseball player to protest during the National Anthem.  He was raised in Alabama and his father is a millatary man.  Maxwell recently spoke with us.
Bruce Maxwell speaks with Samori Benjamin, who himself would emerge into a catcher after starting in the outfield, (right) in the visitor’s dugout at Yankee Stadium, September 23, 2018.