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Dodgers add Billie Jean King, partner to ownership

The baseball franchise that blazed diverse trails with Jackie Robinson, Sandy Koufax, Fernando Valenzuela and Hideo Nomo, among many others, took another bold step into inclusion by bringing tennis..
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Astros RBI player pens 'Breaking Barriers' winner

Astros RBI softball player Kayla Robinson has been named a winner of the Jackie Robinson "Breaking Barriers" Essay Contest, Major League Baseball announced on Monday. Robinson's win marks the second..
MLB.com

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Quote of the Day - Jackie Robinson [Video]Quote of the Day - Jackie Robinson

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Arthur Ashe, A Life Of Firsts [Video]Arthur Ashe, A Life Of Firsts

American icon Arthur Ashe—the Jackie Robinson of men’s tennis—was a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an influential civil rights activist and public..

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Chadwick Boseman And Russo Brothers Film Gets 2019 Release [Video]Chadwick Boseman And Russo Brothers Film Gets 2019 Release

Chadwick Boseman's 17 Bridges from the Russo Brothers' AGBO studio just received a release date. The project was recently announced as a collaboration with Avengers directors Joe and Anthony Russo...

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Iowa Almanac - August 21, 2017 [Video]Iowa Almanac - August 21, 2017

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Smith, Robinson honored at Hall of Fame [Video]Smith, Robinson honored at Hall of Fame

Claire Smith and Rachel Robinson are honored at the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Padres team up with YMCA as kids Play Ball

Dozens of children of all ages took over the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA in San Diego on Saturday to, simply, play ball. Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres held a special Play Ball event in..
MLB.com

Kendrick inspires with Negro Leagues speech

Though Jackie Robinson may have carried the torch, he really was just the tip of the iceberg. That was the message conveyed by Bob Kendrick to a captivated audience on Monday night in a presentation to..
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Pascrell pushes Congress to honor N.J.'s Larry Doby, who followed Jackie Robinson by just 3 months

Larry Doby, who grew up in Paterson, was the first black baseball player in the American League.
NJ.com

Today in History for July 5th

Highlights of this day in history: Elvis Presley holds his first major recording session; Birth of the bikini; Enron's Kenneth Lay dies; Arthur Ashe wins at Wimbledon; Larry Doby follows Jackie..
USATODAY.com

Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth, the First Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees, Go Another Round in 2018: This Time in Books Over 500 Pages

HarperCollins has announced a 500,000-copy run for acclaimed 20th-century baseball author Jane Leavy’s Fall 2018 The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and The World He Created. Relatively unknown 19th-century..
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How Taking A Stand For Justice Can Threaten The Careers Of Black Athletes

Journalist Howard Bryant discusses the history of social protest among African-American athletes. His new book, The Heritage, traces the tradition back to Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and others.
NPR

L.A. Students Experience Real Science with Support from Earthwatch and Durfee Foundation

A student fellowship program will send 70 Los Angeles County students on field research expeditions across the country this summer. LOS ANGELES and BOSTON (PRWEB) June 11, 2018 Seventy high..
PRWeb

Negro Leagues museum inspires, motivates

Zion Spearman knew the basics of Negro Leagues history, that Jackie Robinson and many others battled unwavering oppression to play the game they loved. But after touring the Negro Leagues Baseball..
MLB.com

Citi Field catches fire while New York Mets are at away game

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets home field caught fire this week — literally — as a display case at Citi Field erupted in flames. The Mets said in a statement the fire broke out in the Jackie..
Seattle Times

New York Junior League Completes Its 27th Park Revitalization for New York City

$94,000 Renovation of Corlears Hook Park on Manhattan’s Lower East Side Marked by Community Celebration NEW YORK (PRWEB) May 29, 2018 The New York Junior League (NYJL) in conjunction with the..
PRWeb

The national anthem is less American than the right to protest

"I cannot stand and sing the anthem. I cannot salute the flag; I know that I am a black man in a white world. In 1972, in 1947, at my birth in 1919, I know that I never had it made." - Jackie Robinson
NJ.com

Cubs, Braves honor Jackie before makeup

Tucked among a storage unit that houses some of Cubs manager Joe Maddon's personal belongings is a framed poster bearing the image of Jackie Robinson.
MLB.com

Breaking Barriers winner's story will inspire you

When Jesse Quist saw the movie "42," depicting Jackie Robinson's courageous battle to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball, the scene that stood out to him the most was that in which..
MLB.com

Davey Remembers - Jackie Robinson

davey remembers - jackie robinson
Davey Nelson discusses his hero, Jackie Robinson, and his experiences with racism.
FOX Sports

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