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The Sports Archives - The Story Of Jackie Robinson

It is common for modern baseball fans to ask why Jackie Robinson is such a famous name in the sport. Not everyone is aware of the history of bigotry and racism Robinson had to deal with throughout his entire baseball career – before, during and after he joined the major leagues. 483 more words

Sports Archives

Race, The Range, and Baseball

In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball. By the 1950s, all teams had integrated. There were still problems, but good things had begun. 396 more words

Thoughts On Stuff

Encouraging Gesture

Jackie Robinson was the first black person to play major league baseball. While breaking baseball’s color barrier, he faced jeering crowds in every stadium.

While playing one day in his home stadium in Brooklyn, be committed an error. 96 more words

Christian Living

Cathedral acquires former Little League site

Cathedral High School has acquired the former Little League headquarters at 42nd Street and Mitthoeffer Road, school president Robert Bridges announced Wednesday.

Cathedral acquired the 35-acre facility through a major donation from Dan Brunette, a 1970 Cathedral graduate, and his wife Betsy. 283 more words


Old & new

Last week, John from California found a Nolan Ryan reprint in some packs of 2017 Topps Series 1 baseball cards that he’d opened, and he offered to send it my way. 262 more words

New York Mets

42: A Movie About The Story Of Jackie Robinson of The Brooklyn Dodgers

This movie was partially filmed in my hometown of Chattanooga. It’s about the story of Jackie Robinson who was the first black baseball player to make a Major League roster with the Brooklyn Dodgers (before the relocated to Los Angeles). 61 more words

Tony's Posts

The pleasant surprise of finding short print sports cards in a blaster box

I just opened a blaster box of Topps Baseball Series 1 that I bought from Walmart and it was a bust.

We’ve been there, right? 225 more words

Baseball Cards