Houston hosts MLB diversity summit

Updated: June 19, 2013, 8:56 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig touted the progress the league has made in racial hiring practices while stressing his desire to increase the number of black players in the sport.

Selig spoke Wednesday at the MLB diversity business summit.

The league received an A rating in racial hiring practices in this year's annual report by Richard Lapchick's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports at the University of Central Florida. But the number of black major ...

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