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Clubhouse Chatter-Guest-Carl Erskine

Former Brooklyn and LA Dodger Carl Erskine talks about his friend and former teammate Jackie Robinson. Carl tells a couple of stories rarely told. 

Branch Rickey's Lessons for Today's Business Owners and CEOs

In October 1945, as he prepared to announce the signing of Jackie Robinson to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball, Branch Rickey visited his friend, the well-known broadcaster Lowell Thomas. 1,639 more words

Best ‘Jackie Robinson Day’ Tributes

by Rob Joyce

Saturday marked the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s MLB debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers. A pioneer whose lasting effect stretches far beyond the baseball diamond, the league continues its tradition of having every player wear No. 389 more words

Sports

Remembering Jackie Robinson

Despite the current lukewarm attitude about baseball of African-Americans, April 15 is still an important date in not only baseball history, but also African-American history. 586 more words

African American History

Jackie Robinson Day is MLB's Admission of Guilt

70 years ago today, Jackie Robinson made his Major League Baseball debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Since 2004, MLB has celebrated not only his career, but for ending about eighty years of baseball segregation. 1,340 more words

Sports

BUSINESS AS USUAL, MLB-STYLE

When it comes to Major League Baseball, 2017 is no different than 1997.

For the past 20 years, sports writers and talking heads have chimed in on the significance of Jackie Robinson’s taking the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers on… 204 more words

Race & Politics