Yogi Berra remembered as legend on, off field at funeral

...Mariano Rivera, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada and club president Randy Levine. Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson, was there as was football Hall of Famer Harry Carson.Torre, now MLB's chief baseball officer, recalled for...

Jackie Robinson honored throughout majors

Fifty-nine years after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier...Stadium on Saturday, which was "Jackie Robinson Day" throughout the major leagues...Two years ago, Selig decided "Jackie Robinson Day" would be an annual event...

Red Sox retire Pedro Martinez's number during ceremony

...retired by the Red Sox. He joins Bobby Doerr (No. 1), Joe Cronin (4), Johnny Pesky (6), Yastrzemski (8), Ted Williams (9), Jim Rice (14), Fisk (27) and the No. 42 that all of baseball has retired for Jackie Robinson.

Bud Selig is praised on Jackie Robinson Day

...Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the...executive opening.MLB also sponsors 35 Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars.Jackson said Jackie Robinson Day had become "a national holiday for...

Major leagues honor Jackie Robinson

...commemorating the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier...really didn't become aware of Jackie Robinson until I had been playing pro...leaguers. "I owe it all to Jackie Robinson," Grissom said. "I use what...

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MLB makes April 15 Jackie Robinson Day

NEW YORK -- Jackie Robinson will be honored every April 15 by...Commissioner Bud Selig announced Jackie Robinson Day on Wednesday, saying "we are...with a "42" logo will be used on Jackie Robinson Day and scholars from the Jackie...

Jackie Robinson's early life influenced success

...CAIRO, Ga. - The place where Jackie Robinson's journey to sports stardom...Ms. Walden has launched the Jackie Robinson Cairo Memorial Foundation. She...Syrupmakers is a prominent sign: "Jackie Robinson Field." A bronze plaque sits...

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Jackie Robinson's native town struggles to remember him

CAIRO, Ga. -- Jackie Robinson wasn't even 2 years old when...down here." Some opponents of Jackie Robinson memorials have been openly racist...third cousin and founder of the Jackie Robinson Cairo Memorial Institute. "It's...

Jackie Robinson honored across the majors

...big league baseball.And about what it meant when Jackie Robinson broke the game's color barrier."Without Jackie...managers, coaches and umpires all wore No. 42 on Jackie Robinson Day to remember the 65th anniversary of the day the...

Boston blasts cast pall over Jackie Robinson Day

...dugouts, all wearing No. 42 on Jackie Robinson Day, the Washington Nationals...with ceremonies for the fifth Jackie Robinson Day at stadiums all over the...So when you're talking about Jackie Robinson, I don't think people realize...