Sox Honor Julian High School Student Andre Loving

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Andre Loving, 17 years-old, of Percy L. Julian High School – the winner of the 2016 Black History Month Video Essay Contest threw a ceremonial first pitch before the April 22 White Sox game.

He was also honored in a pregame ceremony with six-time All-Star slugger and White Sox ambassador Harold Baines as well as contest finalists Theodis Houston, Jeffery Massey and Maurice Williams.  The White Sox partnered with True Star Media for the video essay contest honoring the notable men who helped pave the way for African Americans in baseball.

Loving’s video was about the late hall-of-fame outfielder and former White Sox manager Larry Doby.