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Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?

On a chilly and cloudy Friday afternoon, the high school baseball home of Jackie Robinson is a cratered, weed-choked monument to a memory forgotten.

Jackie Robinson West's Bitter Departure Is A Blow -- For Little League

Little League International had to be pushed into stripping Jackie Robinson West of its U.S. World Series title for violating the organization's residency rules, and now we see why. Jackie Robinson West, upset at sanctions levied in February, announced in late April it would withdraw from Little League and affiliate instead [...]

Jackie Robinson West leaving Little League for Babe Ruth organization

3 days agoSports : Globetrotting

Citing a "level of disrespect" shown to Jackie Robinson West, the championship team that became a national sensation has cut ties with Little League.

Jackie Robinson West Won't Play Under Little League Banner This Spring

Though they still technically have a Little League International charter, the Jackie Robinson West league will be playing as part of the Cal Ripken-Babe Ruth organization this spring. [ more › ]

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

MMBM: Tim Tebow is the Jackie Robinson of the NFL

The week's most important NFL column is back, folks We're required to remind you that these strong takes are SATIRE. Sorry, not sorry. All spelling errors are intentional, we think. -Ed. Wellcome to the Monday Morning BM,, just a word...Show More Summary

The Forgotten Men Who Broke Baseball's Color Line With Jackie Robinson

6 days agoSports : Vice: Sports

Jackie Robinson played alongside a pair of former Negro League pitchers in the Brooklyn Dodgers farm system, but the team—and baseball—never really gave them a chance.

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

6 days 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

DC Sports Bog: Throwback Thursday: Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier

As 26-year-old Nationals pitcher Taylor Jordan walked out of Fenway Park Wednesday afternoon, he did so in a grey Nationals jersey that bore No. 42. He had been called up the night before and hadn’t had time to retrieve a suit before...Show More Summary

Statue of Jackie Robinson to be erected at Dodger Stadium

A statue of Jackie Robinson will be erected at Dodger Stadium, team President Stan Kasten announced Wednesday.

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

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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

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