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Jim Kaat somehow attempts slavery joke during White Sox-Astros broadcast

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The 82-year-old former pitcher added to Showalter’s story by saying, “Get a 40-acre field full of ‘em.” What he was trying to say was that any manager would want their team’s farm system to be stocked with guys like Moncada. What he did say was racist. The slavery implications of Kaat’s comments were shockingly obvious, and like Bob Brenly and Jack Morris before him, Kaat delivered his racist rhetoric with an alarming amount of comfort.

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