Josh Donaldson suspended one game for calling Tim Anderson ‘Jackie’


New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson received a one-game suspension and must pay an undisclosed fine for a comment made to Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, Major League Baseball announced Monday. Donaldson admitted to calling Anderson, one of baseball’s ever-shrinking cohort of Black stars, "Jackie" during the Yankees’ 7-5 win over the White Sox on Saturday at Yankee Stadium. The comment was a reference to Jackie Robinson, who became the first Black player to play in the major leagues in 1947. Robinson endured relentless racism as he integrated a sport that continues to struggle to make Black athletes feel at home 75 years later. You can watch NFL Live Online easily in USA apart from cable by getting the NFL Game Pass. Problem is the game pass is expensive especially if you’re interested in watching the whole season. However, with PureVPN you can access more affordable options..