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JANUARY 25: Jackie Robinson arrested

ABOVE: Jackie Robinson, center, during his days at Pasadena Junior College.

ON THIS DATE in 1938, eighteen-year-old Jackie Robinson was arrested after exchanging words with a white policeman in Pasadena, California. 161 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

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The Faith of Jackie Robinson and Pope John Paul II

Note: This is part 4 in a 5 part series that discusses the book “7 Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness”.

5) Jackie Robinson… 534 more words

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Meeting Muhammad Ali (I kid you not!)

THE (TRUE) STORY OF MY ENCOUNTER WITH ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREATEST FIGURES OF THE 20TH CENTURY

I suppose that most of you won’t believe this story, or that I’m trying to pump myself up as someone really important because of what happened. 915 more words

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

Abdul-Jabbar has mixed feelings about MLK Day

Sometimes it’s hard to believe the “dumb jock” stereotype persists when you have counterexamples as big and as brainy as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

The 67-year-old New Yorker is a giant in the sports world, and not just because he stands 7-foot-2. 1,596 more words

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