Originally Posted by swighey
Rich Latin Americans tend not to bother spending 10,000 hours trying to excel at a sport. Same goes for USA and Europe - the rich don't bother with sport. The biggest money leagues (NBA and EPL) are stacked with players who grew up poor. Maybe not dirt poor but poor all the same. They were just "fortunate" (lol) enough to grow up in rich countries.
Maybe not the rich, but at least middle class to upper middle class. College baseball is starting to resemble a country club, I'd guess it's about 90% white. The MLB is only diverse because of all the international players.