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Jackie Robinson Day pays homage to the Hall of Famer who broke baseball's color barrier in 1947. Nearly
With the way things are going in our country, we cant help but to reminisce on Jackie Robinson and how his entrance into baseball in 1947, amid controversy, resistance and a nasty culture of racism, helped to spark the civil rights movement. His ac
January 31 has produced three of the most historically and dominant ballplayers in MLB history.
Jackie Robinson, the first African-american to play in the majors, was born on this day in 1919 on a cotton field plantation in Georgia. The youn
The 2014 TSL Season in Sports was another action-packed, multi-layered experience with athletics once again crossing over into national news and sparking social and political conver
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
Although Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play a major league game in 1947, he had already broken another significant color barrier the year prior as a member of the Montreal Royals, the AAA farm team of the Dodgers. Robinson mad