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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...

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Las Vegas has been on a roll in Little League World Series

...acquaintances with Chicago's Jackie Robinson West in the U.S. final today...with Chicago, Las Vegas outhit Jackie Robinson West 13-2 behind Brennan Holligan's...gt; along with Chicago. The Jackie Robinson West squad is the first Urban...

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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...

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Braves hitting coach Greg Walker quits

...Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday. He was 89.The Los Angeles Dodgers said Shuba died at his home in Youngstown, Ohio.No cause of...

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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...

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Jackie Robinson film to get first public screening in Kansas City

...public screenings of a film chronicling the rise of Jackie Robinson, a nod to the city where the baseball great made...advance screenings."We're often asked here if Jackie Robinson was the best player in the Negro Leagues," Kendrick...

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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...

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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...

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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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