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Jackie Robinson's 96th Birthday

Profiles in Courage: Jackie Robinson faced nearly as much prejudice when he was named vice president of the Chock Full O’ Nuts coffee and restaurant company in 1958 as he had when he broke baseball’s color barrier.   152 more words

1962: Jackie Robinson Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

April 15, 1947 is a day etched in Baseball and American sports history. That was the date the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play professional baseball since the 1880s. 239 more words

Sports

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - January 19, 2015



On Dr. King’s Day, I read a portion of Jackie Robinson’s autobiography that shows how Jackie and Dr. King differed on the instincts of non violence. 60 more words

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - January 19, 2015

On Dr. King’s Day, I read a portion of Jackie Robinson’s autobiography that shows how Jackie and Dr. King differed on the instincts of non violence. 60 more words

MLB Podcast Network

It's Never Boring At Avenger's Tower...

Once upon a boring day, when Thor was on Asgard and Banner was out shopping (that‘s a story for another time)…

Something was wrong. Something was very, very wrong. 955 more words

Stories

FOOTBALL- Ducks vs. Nuts

There was a time not too long ago, when I could barely think of NFL football without experiencing  pangs of remorse and anger. I had been a fan of the Colts since their relocation to Baltimore in 1953. 1,201 more words

Articles

Watching The 1952 World Series On The MLB Classics YouTube Channel

Did you know about this?  I didn’t know about this!

The other day I stumbled across the fact that there’s an MLBClassics YouTube channel (part of the MLB Advanced Media group) and it has a nice selection of complete TV broadcasts of postseason games, All-Star games and no-hitters. 640 more words