I wrote this essay for a history of the political left at university. My prof wanted us to write a biography of a ‘rebel,’ and I decided Jackie Robinson was a rebel if I’d ever seen one. 3,825 more words
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By Mark Langill
The Dodgers retired the uniform numbers of new Hall of Fame members Pee Wee Reese (1) and Don Drysdale (53) during Oldtimers Day ceremonies in 1984. 252 more words
Pitchers and catchers have reported for Spring training. There is hope for the world!
We were enduring our eleventh winter storm of the year, so in honor of the beginning again of baseball, I finally got around to watching the movie “42” (2013) that stars Harrison Ford as baseball executive Branch Rickey. 646 more words