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Jackie Robinson West Strikes Back 


The 2014 Jackie Robinson West Little League team may have been stripped of their Little League World Series U.S. Championship, but obviously the circus didnt steal the fight and pride from the kids or the parents associated with the program. Now th

New LLWS Season, Old Issue, Same Fight For Jackie Robinson West Little League


The 2015 Little League World Series begins on August 20th, but the fallout from  Little League International's decision to

Jackie Robinson West Vacates Their LLWS Title


Today it was announced that the inspirations from the Windy City, Jackie Robinson West, will vacate all of its victories from this summer's Little League World Series amid accusations of using ineligible players and rezoning of distr

Jackie Robinson West Proves That Numbers Lie 


The black man has been an underdog in this country since its inception, but all-black Jackie Robinson West isn’t used to being in that position.

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List of MLB Club Activities Celebrating Jackie Robinson Day 2020

Jackie Robinson's impact and his legacy extend far beyond the baseball field. He was a three-sport college athlete, politician, social activist, civil rights leader...

MLB Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day While Not Building On His Accomplishments

MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day while Black players, managers and front office executives remain almost nonexistent. Today is Jackie Robinson Day, a day when...

Honoring Jackie Robinson’s Legacy On Jackie Robinson Day


Jackie Robinson Day pays homage to the Hall of Famer who broke baseball's color barrier in 1947.  Nearly

Dodgers Erect 800-Pound Bronze Statue Of Jackie Robinson  


Jackie Robinson Day went off in grand fashion around MLB on Saturday, but of course no team would out-commemorate the Dodgers as far as the magnificence of the tribute paid to baseballs legendary barrier-breaker.

As part of the 70th annivers

Despite Low Numbers For Blacks In MLB, There’s Reason For Optimism On Jackie Robinson...


On Wednesday MLB and The New York Yankees held its annual Jackie Robinson Day, in which Robinson’s skill, courage and historic breaking of baseball’s color barrier is celebrated, as well as his post career

In The Life Of Jackie Robinson: Branch Rickey


Without Branch Rickey, the world of baseball, and sports for that matter, would be totally different.  A flamboyant, cigar-smoking, Bible-quoting, 63-year-old midwesterner whose ordinary speech often resembled a sermon, Rickey was the presid