Legendary Black Baseball Players; Purple Heart Veteran Reacts To Kabul Attack : Here & Now Black baseball players made up about 20% of Major League Baseball in the 1970s. Today, they're less than 8%. The Washington Post profiled nine legendary Black players to understand what accounts for the drastic decline. The Post's Chelsea Janes joins us to discuss the project. And, the attacks that killed 13 U.S. service members and more than 150 Afghan civilians in Kabul on Thursday marked a sad day in history. Sebastian Gallegos of Texas is a Marine veteran who was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010 and lost his arm in an explosion on the frontlines. He joins us.