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Sports, Religion, and Racism

I once had a college professor who postulated that sport was the one true religion of America. Hear me out before you run off fuming, okay? 598 more words


Zimmer Jersey to Be Retired Opening Day and Other Off Day Notes

Opening Day is to be a celebration, and it will be with the retirement of the number 66 jersey in honor of Don Zimmer on April 6th.   249 more words

{2015 New Releases} Week 13: Mar. 23-29

One Night in Mississippi by:Craig Shreve
After fifty years of guilt over his brother’s brutal murder in Civil Rights–era Mississippi, Warren Williams decides to renews his fight to bring the men responsible to justice. 690 more words

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Dodgers To Host Mariners On April 15 In Civil Rights Game

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers will host Seattle in Major League Baseball’s annual Civil Rights Game on April 15, the 68th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the sport’s color barrier. 140 more words


Mariners to Play in MLB’s Annual Civil Rights Game on Jackie Robinson Day

The Mariners and Dodgers will play in Major League Baseball’s annual Civil Rights Game on Wednesday, April 15, on Jackie Robinson Day. This is the first time that Baseball’s annual tribute to civil rights leaders and figures will be held on the same day as the celebration of Jackie Robinson’s contributions to baseball. 139 more words

Dodger Stadium to host MLB Civil Rights Game on Jackie Robinson Day

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By Jon Weisman

Not only is the April 15 Jackie Robinson Day celebration returning to Dodger Stadium this year after a one-season absence, but on that night, the Dodgers will host the Mariners in the ninth annual… 364 more words


Rickey & Robinson-The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball

There are certain people in baseball that when you mention their name you can get countless things that they are remembered for.  Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey are two such people who are remembered for various things of monumental proportions that changed the game we love.   474 more words