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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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Baseball
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-15/bud-selig-praised-jackie
Martha Parker

...be held Thursday, May 7, 2015, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Jackie Robinson officiating. Ms. Parker, daughter of the late Charles J. Malcom and Mary Platt Rogers, was a native of Augusta...

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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-22/las-vegas-has-been-roll-little-le
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/03/oth_204815.shtml
Other sports
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/04/bas_407642.shtml
Baseball
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/31/bas_350105.shtml
Baseball
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/13/oth_206755.shtml
Other sports
Harris plays up link to Jackie Robinson

...after him in his hometown of Cairo, Ga., just like Jackie Robinson. Harris scored the only run for the Chicago White...his hometown. In Cairo, Highway 93 has been named Jackie Robinson Parkway. Harris has his own street, the one he grew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/12/bra_131967.shtml
Braves
Celebrated Little League team stripped of championship title

...last summer, the all-black Jackie Robinson West team was the toast of Chicago...team from Las Vegas that lost to Jackie Robinson West in the national championship...with the country rooting for Jackie Robinson West and a team from Philadelphia...

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