Yankees' Josh Donaldson suspended after calling Black player 'Jackie'

Josh Donaldson and Tim Anderson
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Josh Donaldson of the New York Yankees has been suspended over "disrespectful" comments directed toward another player.

Major League Baseball said Donaldson, a third baseman for the Yankees, has received a one game suspension after he called White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson, who is Black, "Jackie," referring to Jackie Robinson. Donaldson has also been fined an undisclosed amount.

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