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Rachel Robinson To Receive O'Neil Award For Baseball Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Robinson will receive the Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award from baseball’s Hall of Fame on July 29, the day before this year’s induction ceremony. 113 more words


Beyond The Game Podcast: “Until Everyone Has It Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy”

The second episode of Beyond The Game aired on Tuesday night. Listen in as a I chat with Katy Lasdow (Brooklyn Historical Society) and Daniel Yanofsky (Double G Sports) about the legacy of Jackie Robinson. 40 more words

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An Instant Lottery Ticket Landed A Cal City Woman A $100K

I never win anywhere near this much!

Jackie Robinson is from Calumet City and stopped by the Gateway Newsstand on East Randolph and bought a Illinois Lottery instant ticket to help celebrate her 46th birthday. 59 more words


Jerry "The Bleacher Preacher" Pritikin reflects on seeing Jackie Robinson play his first game at Wrigley Field

The one and only Jerry Pritikin aka “The Bleacher Preacher,” joins Justin to talk about being in attendance for Jackie Robinson’s first game at Wrigley Field… 93 more words

The Download

The Download with Justin Kaufmann Full Show 5-18-17

We have another action-packed show for you as we inch towards the weekend. On tonight’s episode of The Download, Justin speaks with Bill Ward of the Home Builders Association of Illinois about the Illinois Senate proposing a home repair tax to balance the state budget, Grammy Award-winning trumpet player Nicholas Payton chats about his distinguished career and show tomorrow night at Symphony Center, Jerry “The Bleacher Preacher” Pritikin tells us about seeing Jackie Robinson’s Wrigley Field debut and we end the show with another fun episode of “I Never!” 44 more words

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Cubs raise new flag to honor Jackie Robinson

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have raised a new flag in honor of Jackie Robinson on the 70th anniversary of his first game at Wrigley Field. 98 more words