See how this baseball charter school is targeting urban youth

Former MLB manager and Sacramento native Jerry Manuel has created a charter school in Elverta to help African American kids learn how to play the national pastime.
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Former MLB manager and Sacramento native Jerry Manuel has created a charter school in Elverta to help African American kids learn how to play the national pastime.

Marcos Breton writes commentary and opinion columns about the Sacramento region, California and the United States. He’s been a California newspaperman for more than 30 years. He’s a graduate of San Jose State University, a voter for the Baseball Hall of Fame and the proud son of Mexican immigrants.