Tag Archive: Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson West wins U.S. title in Little League World Series

Jackie Robinson West

Jackie Robinson West advances to World Series Championship The Jackie Robinson West Little League team has captured the hearts of Chicago and the country by battling their way to the World Series where they will face off against South Korea.

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Jerry Reinsdorf screened ’42’ and finally realized Jackie Robinson endured a lot of crap

Jerry Reinsdorf

Jerry Reinsdorf didn’t understand impact of Jackie Robinson until he watched “42” We now know that at least one person has been touched by the Legendary Pictures film, “42,” the story of baseball legend, Jackie Robinson. Jerry Reinsdorf, owner of the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls, was present at a private screening of the …

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MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day 2012

Matt Kemp via Twitter

Jackie Robinson Day is to me, one of the most exciting and heartwarming days in all of sports. It was 65 years ago that Jackie Roosevelt Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball and the league has done a great job of embracing and honoring his legacy. Here are few of today’s tweets …

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First Puerto Rican To Play Negro Leagues Dies At 105

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Emilio””Millito” Navarro passed away Saturday in Puerto Rico at the age of 105.

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Jackie Robinson Celebrated By All of MLB Today

While April 15th was once synonymous with tax day, the tides have changed (at least amongst the sports-minded) and Jackie Robinson is King of the day. Born in Cairo, Georgia on January 31, 1919, Jack, affectionately called “Jackie,” was the first Black man to intergrate the major leagues of baseball.

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