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Chadwick Boseman Confirmed for Marvel's 'Black Panther' for 2017

It's official! After years of speculation, Marvel Studios has officially announced and confirmed that actor Chadwick Boseman (seen in 42 as Jackie Robinson as well as Get on Up and Draft Day) will play Black Panther in an upcoming movie now set for late 2017. Show More Summary

George Shuba, Whose Handshake Heralded Racial Tolerance in Baseball, Dies at 89

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Shuba, a Dodgers outfielder, is remembered for a welcoming gesture to Jackie Robinson on the day that Robinson, as a minor leaguer, broke baseball’s color barrier.

During nonstop whirlwind since Little League World Series, Mo’ne Davis visits MLB Fan Cave

Sandwiched in between her first day of eighth grade Thursday, Mo’ne Davis had a “pretty cool” start to September, including a meeting with Jackie Robinson’s daughter, Sharon, and movie director Spike Lee when the Davis traveling caravan stopped at the MLB Fan Cave in Greenwich Village Friday.

Jackie Robinson West league to get T-shirt sales proceeds

4 months agoSports : Globetrotting

Just days after the team won the U.S. Little League championship, the Jackie Robinson West Little League will be awarded a check tonight from sales of the popular yellow shirts produced by Dick’s Sporting Goods, store officials announced.

Jackie Robinson West league to get T-shirt sales proceeds

4 months agoSports : RosenBlog

Just days after the team won the U.S. Little League championship, the Jackie Robinson West Little League will be awarded a check tonight from sales of the popular yellow shirts produced by Dick’s Sporting Goods, store officials announced.

Jackie Robinson West wins U.S. Championship 7-5

4 months agoSports : RosenBlog

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Happy berth day, Jackie Robinson West.

Jackie Robinson West wins U.S. Championship 7-5

4 months agoSports : Globetrotting

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Happy berth day, Jackie Robinson West.

Jackie Robinson West relaxed as game time approaches

4 months agoSports : RosenBlog

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Jackie Robinson West is hoping for another happy berth day.

Jackie Robinson West beats Texas

In its first two victories at the Little League World Series, Jackie Robinson West's power hitting stole the show. On Tuesday, JRW's pitching and defense carried the day. West turned a pair of double plays in topping Pearland, Texas, 6-1 on Tuesday in an elimination game in Williamsport, Pa. Show More Summary

Game Day: Jackie Robinson West vs. Pearland, Tex.

4 months agoSports : Globetrotting

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars take the field tonight at 6:30 CDT against Pearland, Texas in a game that puts the winner one game away from the United States Championship and sends the loser home.

Jackie Robinson West off to rough start in Williamsport

4 months agoSports : RosenBlog

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- The Jackie Robinson West Little League All-Stars picked a great day to play a ballgame on national television, though the start was anything but glorious for the Chicago team.

Carl Crawford reaches out to Jackie Robinson West Little League team

Carl Crawford watched them play last year, and they struck a chord. He was taken back to his own Little League playing days back in Houston.

Little League World Series: Chicago Player Homers Three Times in Win

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Pierce Jones had three home runs and finished with four runs batted in as the Jackie Robinson West team beat Lynnwood, Wash., 12-2 on the opening day of the tournament.

Ranking the Greatest Negro League Players Who Never Played in MLB

Major League Baseball does a great job of honoring its past, even those who, unfortunately, weren't allowed to be part of it. The annual April celebration of Jackie Robinson Day serves as a two-fold remembrance of a great player and civic hero. Show More Summary

Someday, Baseball's Mother's Day will be about a player

Someday, MLB Mother's Day will be about not just pink bats, but a player -- but will we be ready as a society to embrace the moment when it comes? Baseball has not experienced its last Jackie Robinson moment. The arrival of the first openly gay player is an obvious possibility, and there are many countries that have yet to send a player to the bigs. Show More Summary

Are Fewer Black Baseball Players A Sign Of Progress?

Marking Jackie Robinson Day earlier this week, Matt Welch attributes the declining percentage of black baseball players in recent years to the expansion of opportunities for black men elsewhere: Baseball, ahead of other professions, and ahead of other sports, allowed people with black skin to compete. Combined with the deep bench of talent that had been […]

Yankees Insider: Mandela gets Monumental plaque

It came a day late because of Tuesday’s rainout, but the Yankees turned one of baseball’s most important days into something even more. The Bombers punctuated their Jackie Robinson Day by unveiling a Monument Park plaque to Nelson Mandela.

Tribute To Jackie Robinson Leads To Funny Scene With A Confused Announcer

With the Baltimore Orioles game against the Tampa Bay Rays rained out on Jackie Robinson Day, the two teams paid tribute to the anniversary of his Major League debut on Wednesday. That tribute included the recent tradition of all players wearing Robinson's no. Show More Summary

MLB Marks 67th Anniversary Of Robinson Debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color MLB Marks 67th Anniversary Of Robinson Debut - -

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