|Jimmy Smith, image- Jay Floyd|
Former Phillies minor leaguer Jimmy Smith, along with some family, participated in the recent March on Washington and spoke about his experience at the event and what it meant to him to be there. The march, set up by Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network, was designed as a way for citizens to stand up to racial injustices in our country.
Prior to his release by the Phillies last year, the Central Washington University product tallied a .250/.305/.337 slash line at two levels.
Read ahead for my interview with Jimmy.
-Why was it important to you to be present for this Commitment March, as it was called?