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Andre Ethier poised to become HBP champ

Dodgers at Pirates, 4:05 p.m.
Dee Gordon, 2B
Matt Kemp, RF
Adrian Gonzalez, 1B
Scott Van Slyke, CF
Juan Uribe, 3B
Carl Crawford, LF
Miguel Rojas, SS… 306 more words


From 42 to 21, Some Dodgers/Pirates History and a Look at PNC Park

The Dodgers take on the Pirates tonight in the 2nd of a 3 game set at PNC Park, with the Boys in Blue winning last night behind 7 strong innings from Hyun-Jin Ryu and some early run support. 331 more words

Religious Hypocrisy Strikes Again, ...or The Dog Fighter's Advocate

“I wouldn’t have taken him.  Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn’t want to deal with all of it. 706 more words


Rachel Robinson honored by baseball group in Pasadena

PASADENA (CNS) – Jackie Robinson’s widow Rachel was among three people inducted into the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals in a ceremony Sunday at the Pasadena Central Library. 813 more words


42- Jackie Robinson Story

If you’ve never seen the movie 42 you should because it’s a really great movie about the man who changed baseball forever. This movie is about the one and only Jackie Robinson who was the first African American to play Major League Baseball. 343 more words


Citi Field

Legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson once said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” This beautiful quote happens to appear inside the Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field, whose façade emulates that of Brooklyn Dodgers’ long-gone Ebbets Field. 470 more words

Blue Smoke

The ESPYs, Michael Sam and why he isn't "just another player"

Ah, the ESPYs. Last night marked the return of one of the most cloying, overdone, clichéd, tired and by-and-large irrelevant award shows in all of organized sport. 714 more words