Waiting for your permission to load the comments. Programming note: Tune in to "Race in America: A Candid Conversation" on Friday, July 24 on NBC Sports Bay Area after "Giants Postgame Live" and NBC Sports California after "A's Postgame Live." That’s why on Friday night, “Black Lives Matter” will be stenciled into the pitching mound at Busch Stadium – as teams around Major League Baseball will do the same on Opening Day. COMPLEX participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means COMPLEX gets paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. MLB Hall of Famer Mike Piazza on anthem protests: 'I personally believe in standing' but others can kneel He said he also believed in the "freedom" to kneel during the national anthem. And we, as an organization, are totally committed to it. … Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. Andrew ‘Elderly Murderer’ Cuomo Personally Responsible For 10,000+ COVID Nursing Home Deaths, EVERY AMERICAN NEEDS TO WATCH THIS VIDEO – Black Trump Supporter Speaks the Truth About President Trump & Racist Democrats, DANGEROUS ENEMIES OF AMERICA: Zuckerberg / Twitter – Dorsey / Twitter – Pichai / Google, Corrupt FBI Worked With Facebook To Hide Biden Corruption Evidence & Interfere In 2020 Election, Joe Biden Voters Beware – Biden Family Business Partner Says Biden’s Are Compromised & Corrupt, Hunter Audio: One Biden Crime Family CCP Business Partner Was ‘The Fucking Spy Chief of China’. America First! Woman at Trump Rally Rips Up Pictures of Treasonous Democrats Pelosi, Schumer, Schiff, NY Democrat Gov. I’ve been a St Louis Cardinals fan my whole life, going to many games at Busch Stadium every year, but that support moving forward has a lot to do with what they do tonight – and from what we hear, Mike Shildt and Bill DeWitt Jr. are complete dumbfucks, who will bow to the most disgusting group of anti-Americans, resulting in many of us losing our hometown baseball team. #OpeningDay #NYYforNY pic.twitter.com/ptW2FgfzUe. ", "To me, it showed unity and the desire for a better world, social justice and enlightenment. In a conversation with Sports Director Tom Ackerman that will air on Friday before the 7:15 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, DeWitt Jr. says his organization has an “important social responsibility” to be a part of the Black Lives Matter movement. "Support for BLM, which is provoking attacks on our law enforcement and innocent people all over America, is disgraceful.". Many Bostonians and others took this opportunity to point out the fact that racism is still very much alive in the city, and that people's reactions to the team's decision is proof of that. The former New York City mayor and diehard Yankees fan ripped the league Friday morning ... just hours after several players -- including Dodgers star Mookie Betts -- knelt for not only the national anthem, but in support of BLM as well. Watch Joe Biden Embarrass Himself With Senile Slurred Incoherent Pennsylvania Car Rally Speech, Watch Chris ‘Fredo’ Cuomo Gets DESTROYED By Tim Murtaugh – Exposes CNN / Cuomo Covid Lies, Go To GTV.ORG or GNEWS.ORG For Hunter Biden Laptop & Plenty of Evidence of Biden Crime Family Corruption, Disgusting – Montage of Creepy Senile Serial Groper Joe Biden All Over Very Young Girls, Democrats Allowed Biden Candidacy With Secret Plan on Removing Him With Investigations, Blackmail or Assassination, Obama Admin Gets Payback on NJ Democrat Senator Bob Menendez For Criticizing Obama’s Dangerous Iran Nuke Deal, Despicable Hack Harry ‘Red Nose’ Reid Claims Romney Paid No Taxes For Decade, Clinton Surrogate Spox Refuses 3 Times to Answer Question “Is Hillary Clinton Honest?”, CONFIRMED: Nancy Pelosi Does Pray To Her God – SATAN, Office Depot Supports Murdering Babies But Not Religious Freedoms or First Amendment, Kanye West Supports President Trump MAGA On Crappy SNL But Still Won’t Refute Left’s Unfounded Lies of Racism, Obama Flip-Flops – Back to Blaming Video for Violence – No Mention of Terrorist Attack or Muslim Extremists in UN Speech, Who Got Rich On the D.C. Trash Can Scandal?