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Cartoon: Dick Allen knocks it out the ballpark

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Dick Allen has left the ballpark.
Dick Allen has left the ballpark.Read moreSigne Wilkinson

The image that struck me in the obituaries of baseball super slugger Dick Allen was of him actually hitting a real baseball “out of the ballpark.” But the stories that resonated were those about how he spoke out about the shameful racism he encountered on and off the field. For those who think that today he wouldn’t face the intense criticism he took then for protesting racial injustice, two words: Colin Kaepernick.

Editorial cartoons from this week include: