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

last weekSports : RosenBlog

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

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

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

Jackie Robinson West relaxed as game time approaches

last weekSports : 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.

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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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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MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson is helping Major League Baseball mark the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, praising Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

MLB salutes Selig for establishing Jackie Robinson Day

Moments after he had received a framed plaque and the No. 42 from Jackie Robinson's daughter, Sharon, baseball commissioner Bud Selig admitted that he was at a loss for words to express his appreciation.

Baseball Honors Jackie Robinson Day

April 15 is known for being tax day in the United States, in Major League Baseball it is Jackie Robinson day. Robinson was 28 when he broke baseball’s color barrier 67 years ago when he took the field to play first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was the first black man to play in

Major League Baseball Celebrates Annual Jackie Robinson Day

Jackie Robinson desegregated (Pumpsie Green integrated) Major League Baseball 67 years ago buy crossing what had previously been the all-white lines and Major League Baseball will honor him again today with its annual Jackie Robinson Day. Show More Summary

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