PASADENA (CNS) – Jackie Robinson’s widow Rachel was among three people inducted into the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals in a ceremony Sunday at the Pasadena Central Library. Joining Rachel Robinson in the 16th […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are honoring the late Jackie Robinson by proposing to rename a former state highway for the black ball player who broke major league baseball’s color barrier. The state Assembly […]
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating swastikas and hate speech scrawled on a statue of Jackie Robinson and a teammate outside Brooklyn’s minor league baseball stadium. A manager at MCU Park […]
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 70 years after Jackie Robinson was run out of town, Sanford is absorbing what some see as another blow to race relations: the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s a scene in “42″ in which Jackie Robinson, the first black player in modern Major League Baseball, endures intolerably cruel racial slurs from the Philadelphia Phillies’ manager.
(CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council has approved a resolution declaring today Jackie Robinson Day in Los Angeles, four days before the 65th anniversary of his breaking baseball’s color line. Attending today’s City Council […]