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JACKIE ROBINSON | JACKIE ROBINSON

manny-pacheco's picture
Apr.16.2014
As a proud UCLA Bruin alumnus, I’m delighted to let the current baseball head coach offer this wonderful analysis: Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier 67 years ago, was honored at every ballpark on Tuesday. During one celebration at MLB’s third annual Diversity...
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Feb.08.2014
At a private party celebrating his birthday, friends, former teammates, and luminaries paid tribute to Henry Aaron, who turned 80 on Wednesday. His tribute continued, when he spoke as part of the Living Portrait Series at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. In addition, a painting...
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May.20.2013
The Jurickson Profar era begins tonight in Texas. Please join host Phil Naessens and special guest David Whitlock as they tell you who Jurickson Profar is, discuss injuries to Andy Pettite, Ian Kinsler, Jaime Garcia and David Price, Instant Replay, Reuben's Rockies and the guys begin to...
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May.10.2013
The Sports Goons Jameyan Smith joins host Phil Naessens to discuss the movie 42, Jackie Robinson and his impact on the world of sports and culture, Tim Tebow, Floyd Mayweather and what should the Brooklyn Nets do now that their season ended well beneath expectations.   To download this...
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Apr.16.2013
“42” The Movie By Bernadette A. Moyer Yesterday I went to see the movie “42” with my son. It was his idea and he just kept at it, this was the movie he wanted to see and more than once he asked me to go along with him. At least once a week I try and have lunch or some other outing when it is just...
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Apr.16.2013
Overshadowed by the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, Major League Baseball went on with ceremonies for the fifth Jackie Robinson Day at stadiums all over the country and north of the border in Toronto. All the teams in action were asked to wear Robinson’s number. Robinson’s debut with the Brooklyn...
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Apr.13.2013
  42  a film review  by Jeanne Powell     A film about baseball legend Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) was sure to generate interest.   This film has excellent production values and will satisfy many with its glossy history of how major league baseball broke the...
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Jul.06.2012
With Major League Baseball’s annual All-Star Game being held in Kansas City this year, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is receiving plenty of attention this weekend. Located in the same city, efforts are being made so that the African American Golden Age of the sandlot,...
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Sep.09.2011
Perry Barber was a singer/songwriter growing up in the 1970s. She did office work for Gladys Knight, and performed as an opener for Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, and Hall and Oates. But music was not to be her calling. Instead, her career path lay on the baseball infield. Perry is one of a handful...
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Feb.27.2011
Though we’re in February, Baseball’s Spring Training has begun. Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History pays homage to America’s Past Time. On Monday, a Montreal duplex housing Jackie Robinson and his bride Rachel during the Summer of 1946 will be the focus of a commemoration as part of Black History...