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Heralded Giants-Dodgers Rivalry Is Still Worthy of the Hype

LOS ANGELES – Gone are the days of pure hatred, the ones that caused Jackie Robinson to retire rather than play for the rival club, incited epic brawls and sparked beanball wars. But the rivalry is not dead. Far from it. The fire still...Show More Summary

Why the Twins Should Tear Down Their Statue of a Former Owner

3 months agoSports : Vice: Sports

Calvin Griffith used to own the Minnesota Twins. He was also quite racist, often in public. On Jackie Robinson Day, the Twins should resolve to remove his statue.

Jackie Robinson Day Is Celebrated — Even In Outer Space

It has been 68 years since Jackie Robinson changed the course of American history and his legacy still continues to live on. On April 15, Robinson’s team the Los Angeles Dodgers honored the baseball legend by celebrating his special day simultaneously with the annual Civil Rights Game. Show More Summary

HISTORY: On Jackie Robinson Day, Let’s Remember When He Was Fired From the New York Post for Bein…

HISTORY: On Jackie Robinson Day, Let’s Remember When He Was Fired From the New York Post for Being Too Republican.

Jays remember the barrier-breaker on Jackie Robinson Day

When asked to do a presentation on his favourite book, a 10-year-old Devon Travis chose a biography of Jackie Robinson.

Honoring Jackie Robinson Extends Into Orbit This Year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year. While Rachel Robinson, the player's widow, and Commissioner Rob Manfred were set to honor Robinson in a ceremony at Dodger Stadium in conjunction with Major League Baseball's annual Civil Rights Game, astronaut Terry Virts wore a Dodgers jersey with Robinson's No. Show More Summary

Honoring Jackie Robinson Extends Into Orbit This Year

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jackie Robinson Day has been celebrated even in space this year.

Special Edition On Greatness: Jackie Robinson Day

On this Jackie Robinson Day, we share some of his most inspiring words; on baseball, on civil rights and on breaking the color barrier... The post Special Edition On Greatness: Jackie Robinson Day appeared first on The Good Men Proj...

UCLA Baseball to Wear Throwback Uniforms in Honor of Jackie Robinson Day

In honor of Jackie Robinson Day on April 15, UCLA baseball will wear throwback uniforms from Robinson's era during Thursday night's game against California. The Bruins will also wear special-addition A didas cleats that feature 1940s-era...Show More Summary

Curtis Granderson: Mo'ne Davis Should Be Compensated To Pay For College Education

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

On Jackie Robinson Day, New York Mets outfielder and three-time MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson joined me on HuffPost Live. Granderson, 34, believes that Little League superstar Mo'ne Davis should be compensated to help fund her college...Show More Summary

Curtis Granderson: Shortage Of Black Baseball Players Is A 'Big Problem'

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

On Jackie Robinson Day, New York Mets outfielder and three-time MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson joined me on HuffPost Live. Granderson, 34, discussed the lack of black baseball players in the game today, the return of his teammate --Show More Summary

Astronaut Terry Virts salutes Jackie Robinson from International Space Station

Wednesday is Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball, when all players wear No. 42 in honor of the league’s first black player.Astronaut Terry Virts — noted Baltimore Orioles fan — talked about his admiration for Robinson in a video filmed on the International Space Station.Read full article >>

Jackie Robinson Day 2015: Shop commemorative T-shirts, jerseys, memorabilia and more

One of baseball's best -- and definitely most underrated -- holidays is upon us. When Jackie Robinson was written into the No. 2 spot in the Brooklyn Dodgers' starting lineup on April 15, 1947, baseball -- and sports in general -- changed...Show More Summary

Jackie Robinson Day 2015: How Sports World Is Honoring MLB Icon

Jackie Robinson Day has become an annual tradition across Major League Baseball as teams and players recognize the impact of the legend who broke the color barrier. It comes on the anniversary of his first MLB game on April 15, 1947. That was the first day of a terrific career with the Brooklyn Dodgers that lasted 10 seasons. Show More Summary

Say hey, baseball: It's Jackie Robinson Day

Wednesday morning's baseball includes the annual celebration of Jackie Robinson, the dos and don't of 2015 Giants worries, and a Jeterian catch. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary

Larry King -- I Was At Jackie Robinson's 1st Dodger Game

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : TMZ.com

This is pretty cool... Larry King was at Ebbets Field on that historic day Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball... and wait'll you hear how much he paid for a ticket to that game! The 81-year-old news legend was out in…

Grievance Mongers Scream Racism Over Cheating Little League Team

One day, thanks to social justice warriors, racism will be eradicated. When that day comes, Jackie Robinson West will be given back the Little League title the team lost due

Daily News selects its Top 25 NYC NBA players of all time

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor in 1947, just one day after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier at Ebbets Field.

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