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Baseball might be a minor sport in South Africa, but it is a major game in the US. On Wednesday, South African Mpho Ngoepe became the first African player to appear in a Major League Baseball game. By all accounts, he performed well in his debut. Despite our depressing political and economic situation, Ngoepe proved that there is still a lot to be proud of.
During his election campaign, Donald Trump said: “Imagine what we can accomplish in the first 100 days of a Trump administration.” He’s mostly been mired in controversy, so this week he described the milestone as “not meaningful” and a “ridiculous standard”. How convenient, you pussy-grabbing bigot and misogynist.