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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-30/braves-hitting-coach-gre
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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/16/bas_77740.shtml
Baseball
Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...and Roberto Clemente would make his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates the following year. It was seven years after Jackie Robinson signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke baseball's color barrier.As Madden notes, the rising profile for black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-13/baseballs-dramatic-shift-noted-1954
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
Boseman captures essence of Brown in 'Get On Up'

...Boseman was cast as the legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson in last year's movie biography 42, baseball and...of wisdom.Hopefully with his successful roles as Jackie Robinson and James Brown, fans of Egyptian lore won't be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-07-31/boseman-captures-esse
Chicago team advances to finals of Little League World Series

...World Series.The Great Lakes Region champions from Jackie Robinson West advanced to meet South Korea in Sunday's title...error.Ed Howard then came on to close it out for Jackie Robinson West, a member of the Urban Initiative which supports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-23/chicago-team-advances-fi
Mo'ne Davis' Philadelphia team loses to Las Vegas

...Vegas in Saturday's U.S. title game and sends Philadelphia into an elimination game tonight against Chicago's Jackie Robinson team. The Great Lakes champion beat Pearland, Texas 6-1, on Tuesday night in an elimination game.Davis, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-20/mone-davis-philadelphia-
Chicago ends Davis', Philadelphia's run in Little League World Series

...Mo'ne Davis from getting one last shot to put another stamp on what had become her personal playground.Chicago's Jackie Robinson West, comprised of all back players, is making its first appearance in 31 years in the Little League World Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-21/chicago-ends-davis-phila
Mo'ne Davis makes impact around the world

...entertaining ride through the Little League World Series.Their trip ended Thurs day night with a 6-5 loss to Chicago's Jackie Robinson West ? but that setback after two weeks in the spotlight didn't diminish Davis' impact or dim her future.For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-22/mone-davis-makes-impact-