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Jackie Robinson statue unveiled outside of Rose Bowl, with Vin Scully as emcee

A statue of Jackie Robinson in a football uniform was unveiled Wednesday just outside of the Rose Bowl.

Before breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, Robinson was an accomplished football player. 134 more words

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View The Joey Bishop Show From 2/8/1964 with Joey, Leo Durocher and Phil Foster

There is more entertainment today after yesterday’s post on the fabulous Hoops Cabaret and Sports Bar’s first anniversary.

Click below to see Joey Bishop, Phil Foster and Phil Foster talk baseball, the Dodgers move from Brooklyn and much of what that entails to this day. 6 more words

Review: The Boys of Summer by Roger Kahn

Well, the season finished in the most exciting World Series in ages (just read Grant Brisbee’s stupendous article on game two for proof), and before everyone packs up and starts thinking about something else for the rest of the year, I’ll make a final recommendation to tide you over until pitchers and catchers report for spring training in February: … 498 more words


Jackie Robinson Game-Worn Rookie Jersey Up For Auction

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 70-year-old Jackie Robinson game-worn jersey could be yours.

That is, if you have a few million bucks to spare.

The jersey from Robinson’s 1947 rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers is now up for auction. 61 more words


Baseball Book Review: Wait Til Next Year

Last spring I read a great baseball book that I’d like to briefly review…

The name of the book is Wait Til Next Year: A Baseball Memoir… 515 more words