After Bruce Maxwell took a knee during the national anthem in 2017 and became the first and only MLB player to protest racial injustice, he was besieged with threats and faded from the game. Now, more than 2 years later, Maxwell’s making a comeback with the NY @Mets. #RealSports is all-new 8/18 at 11PM on @HBO. #HBO #BruceMaxwell #MLB #baseball #Mets
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