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Today in Tribe History: January 23, 1962

Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson are elected to the Hall of Fame on their first ballot by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Feller spent 18 seasons in the Majors with the Cleveland Indians in a span of 21 years after spending three seasons of his prime in the United States Navy during World War II. Rapid Robert was a statistical leader year in and year out in a variety of...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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Jackie Robinson West Little League accused of cheating

Jackie Robinson West, the Little League team from Chicago that represented the United States in the Little League World Series back in August, has been accused of cheating. Last week, a report indicated that the US champs — who eventually lost to South Korea in the final — had players on its team who were...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UCLA retires Jackie Robinson's No. 42 across all sports

Late in the first quarter of the rivalry game between No. 9 UCLA and No. 19 USC, UCLA athletics made an announcement that they would honor Jackie Robinson by retiring the No. 42 across all varsity sports. The announcement comes just one day after UCLA celebrated the 75th anniversary of Robinson's arrival on campus. The celebration at Drake Stadium culminated with the naming of the...
Via Fox Sports West
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs fans cheer as Jackie Robinson West wins US championship at LLWS (Video)

Fans at Saturday's Chicago Cubs game gathered around televisions at Wrigley Field during a three hour rain delay and cheered as Chicago's own Jackie Robinson West All-Stars won the U.S. championship game at the Little League World Series.Jackie Robinson West defeated Nevada 7-5 to advance to Sunday's LLWS championship game against South Korea. Given that the Cubs are in last place...
Via Holdout Sports
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Advances to Little League World Series

Jackie Robinson West, a little league baseball team from Chicago’s South Side, has advanced to the Little League World Series, held in Williamsport, PA, every year. Jackie Robinson West, based out of Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood, won the Great Lakes Regional in a thrilling 12-7 comeback victory over New Albany, Indiana. This is Jackie Robinson West’s first appearance...
Via Sports Mockery
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Marlins don No. 42 for Jackie Robinson Day

MIAMI -- A flurry of jerseys wearing No. 42 took the field for Tuesday night's game at Marlins Park. Both Miami and Washington took part in a league-wide celebration of Jackie Robinson Day by honoring the first African American player in Major League Baseball. "I remember back to being a player where it was a choice. Each guy individually got a choice whether to wear 42 or not,"...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

FSSD Charity Partner of the Month: Jackie Robinson YMCA

ABOUT US: The Jackie Robinson Family YMCA serves an ethnically diverse community of over a quarter of a million people in Southeastern San Diego. With a focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility; every day we extend our reach to people of all ages with a variety of needs and interests. Our staff and volunteers are committed to making a real difference...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Doby may not be household name, but should be

When we think of the integration of baseball, the name that comes to mind for most is that of Jackie Robinson. And while Robinson's accomplishments in breaking baseball's color barrier should never be marginalized, there's another legend that perhaps deserves more credit for how he changed the game. On July 5, 1947, 11 weeks after Robinson made his debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers fan has epic back tattoo with Scully, Jackie Robinson

No joke: pitchers and catchers report in three weeks…unless you are the Arizona Diamondbacks or the L.A. Dodgers, whose players will report in…
Via Busted Coverage
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NBA player Robinson proposes new arena on Vegas Strip

A former NBA player says he wants to build a $1.3 billion arena and hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas basketball player and businessman Jackie Robinson announced the project this week. It's tentatively called the All Net Arena and Resort, and would be built on the site of a former water park near the renovated SLS Las Vegas hotel-casino and the Fontainebleau tower. Robinson...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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