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Jackie Robinson’s Life Was No Home Run for Racial Progress

Jackie Robinson’s story brings together two American obsessions: sports and freedom. This is why we never tire of his tale. Yet in the way that the story has been handed down, it masks as much about our national identity as it illuminates. 1,309 more words

JD's 2015 Ballpark Tour, Civil Rights Game in Los Angeles

Part II: Civil Rights Game (Jackie Robinson Day)

Even though I have been to Dodger Stadium more times than I can count, this game warrants a short and special blog post because of the meaning of this game. 704 more words

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It started in the Jackie Robinson rotunda….

I couldn’t stop looking at this shot of Jackie himself… wow what a picture…

Our next experience at Citifield, the home of the NY Mets, took us through the concourse… 70 more words

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Jackie Robinson West Heads To Court To Regain Little League Title

“Foul ball!” That was the call made by the leaders of Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West baseball team against Little League International.

The team’s leaders have filed a court petition to force Little League International to hand over documents and information that led to the decision to strip the team of its national championship, … 217 more words

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - June 28, 2015

It is the Sunday Request

An openly gay pitcher is in the independent leagues and a female from France wants to join the international pool. 111 more words

Paul Francis Sullivan

Jackie Robinson West Heads To Court To Regain Little League Title

“Foul ball!” That was the call made by the leaders of Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West baseball team against Little League International.

The team’s leaders have filed a court petition to force Little League International to hand over documents and information that led to the decision to strip the team of its national championship, … 188 more words

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