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He led America by example. He reminded our people of what was right and he reminded them of what was wrong. I think it can be safely said today that Jackie Robinson made the United States a better nation.” – American League President Gene Budig… 921 more words
When you are #2 at something it has to be difficult. Everyone always remembers who the first to do something was, but sometimes the importance when you are second is diminished. 429 more words
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year.
While Rachel Robinson, the player’s widow, and Commissioner Rob Manfred were set to honor Robinson in a ceremony at Dodger Stadium in conjunction with Major League Baseball’s annual Civil Rights Game, astronaut Terry Virts wore a Dodgers jersey with Robinson’s No. 629 more words