Found April 22, 2013 on SILVERMAN: On Sports:
PLAYERS: Jackie Robinson
Tonight’s show was solid. Great conversations about Earth Day, the great new movie 42, the NBA playoffs and so much more. A special thanks to Julie West. Julie was originally from the Boston area and returned to run the 117th Boston Marathon. West finished the race just over 40 minutes before the explosions that rocked the day and witnessed the bombings. Her account of the day and the week that followed was riveting. Mark Fontes of came on and we talked about New York’s treatment of Boston, the role of Social Media in news and our culture as well as the role sports plays in helping us heal Btw…audio starts 12 seconds after you hit play….Enjoy!

Honoring Jackie Robinson

On April 15th each year besides being Income Tax Day it’s also Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball. It was a little strange that day seeing everyone in the same number “42″ but as the game went on I was learning a few things and have had to go do a little reading of my own to truly understand the change this man-made to the world of baseball. Jackie was born Jack...

MLB, teams taking students to see film '42'

Major League Baseball and its 30 teams plan to take thousands of teenagers to see the Jackie Robinson film ''42.'' MLB announced the movie outing Monday. Teams will chose students from the eighth grade to the 12th grade in the United States and Canada for private screenings in their cities. Commissioner Bud Selig will host the first showing Tuesday in Milwaukee...

Press Release: MLB and the Cardinals to Host Screening of “42″ for Area Teens

First screening will take place on Wednesday, April 24th at the Moolah Theater. Major League Baseball and the St. Louis Cardinals will host private screenings of the movie “42” for teenagers from Metro High School, the Mathews-Dickey Boys & Girls Club RBI program and the O’Fallon, Illinois Parks & Recreation Program. The first screening will be this Wednesday, April...
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