It’s been 70 years since that April 18, 1946, day when Jackie Robinson first stepped up to the plate in New Jersey as a member of the International League Montreal Royals and formally, irrevocably, absolutely, shattered the obscene colour barrier that had shaped all organized baseball to that moment. 597 more words
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As I write this I am so angry that my hands are shaking.
On Thursday my grandson who goes to Amelia Grade School came home and announced that he needed three dollars to take to school with him the next day. 171 more words
TORONTO — Troy Tulowitzki homered twice and Josh Donaldson added a three-run shot as the Toronto Blue Jays defeated Oakland 9-3 Saturday afternoon, snapping the Athletics’ six-game win streak while ending their perfect road record. 680 more words
By LUKE SOROKO
(Luke Soroko, a student at the University of Arizona and a pitcher for the Wildcats baseball team, recently lived the dream for a kid growing up and wanting to be a baseball player. 1,482 more words
DETROIT — Why do so many Windsorites venture to Detroit on home opening day for the Tigers?
“Oh. My. God. One word — PARTY!” says Windsor’s Yvette Day. 844 more words