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Jackie Robinson's High School Baseball Team Says They Have No Field Of Dreams

PASADENA (CBSLA.com) — Major League Baseball is celebrating Jackie Robinson month but, 68 years after he broke the race barrier, members of his old high school team say they need help. 266 more words


A Happy Man Replaces the Judge as Baseball Commissioner

By Glen Sparks

Goodbye, Judge. Hello, Happy.

On this date in 1945, Baseball owners voted for Albert Benjamin “Happy” Chandler to take over as the game’s second-ever commissioner. 544 more words

Phillies To Salute Jackie Robinson Tonight At Citizens Bank Park

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One of the most significant moments in Major League Baseball history is when Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier on April 15, 1947. 371 more words

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"Let us try and meet his Qualifications as a Gentleman"

In April of 1947, with Jackie Robinson on the verge of making his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, the “Dean of Negro sportswriters,” Frank Albert “Fay” Young… 513 more words

A New Life for Historic Dodgertown

The Dodgers’ former spring training site in Vero Beach, Fla., now called Historic Dodgertown, has found new life as a multisports complex.

Most interestingly, it is Peter O’Malley, who is most repsonsible for saving the place. 65 more words


The Novelty of Interleague Games and Jackie Robinson

My first baseball game of 2015 was this past Wednesday at Dodgers Stadium, with the Seattle Mariners taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers in front of a crowd of over 51,000 fans. 879 more words

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This Week in Rays Baseball - 4-19-15 Preview

On Sunday, get to know more about Rocco Baldelli’s decision to join the Rays coaching staff on our latest edition of This Week in Rays Baseball.   137 more words