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RIP to the 'Unknown Jackie Robinson'

Baltimore Post-Examiner - 15 Oct 2018
BALTIMORE – When George Taliaferro died the other day, he left a legacy as The Unknown Jackie Robinson. He broke the block in the National Football League, but almost nobody remembered it. But Taliaferro opened a door in pro football no less than ...
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Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson a role model at Amity Middle School

New Haven Register - 12 Oct 2018
ORANGE — Amity Middle School is celebrating the 10th year of students learning values through the example set by Jackie Robinson, the first African-American baseball player to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Those values — all of ...
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New video shows Jackie Robinson was elite football talent

247Sports - 05 Oct 2018
Before Jackie Robinson became the player to break the color barrier in baseball, he was a terrific multi-sport athlete at UCLA. Just how good was he? It wasn't a given that baseball was his best sport (it may have been his worst), a shocking deal given ...
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Whither the Jackie Robinson Project?

The Nation. - 24 Sep 2018
As the centennial of Robinson's birth approaches, George Washington University plans to cut a project that, through the study of his life, advances our knowledge of the intersection of sports and politics.
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Jackie Robinson

The Killeen Daily Herald - 10 Oct 2018
Mr. Robinson was affectionately called “rabbit” by his family and friends, who recalled that he grew up in church and knew the Lord. He attended public school in Georgetown and, after graduating from Howard High School, joined the United States Navy.
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Students launch petition to preserve Jackie Robinson Project

GW Hatchet - 01 Oct 2018
Students are challenging plans to terminate a 22-year-old project honoring baseball legend and civil rights activist Jackie Robinson. Three members of the Jackie and Rachel Robinson Society, a student organization, launched a petition last week to ...
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Be First, Be Yourself

Cadillac News - 15 Oct 2018
Be First, Be Yourself By Paul Hall First. Rarely do we remember who was second to anything. Super Bowl winners are often remembered, but the team that lost in the Super Bowl? We all know Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, ...
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Crunching the Numbers: High-Grade Jackie Robinson Cards

Sports Collectors Daily - 09 Oct 2018
During his relatively short playing career, Jackie Robinson appeared on baseball cards for a very limited amount of time. While they're all very desirable and many represent key cards in some very popular vintage sets, high-grade Robinson cards bring ...
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Shmackem: Jackie Robinson isn't talked about enough

Talon Marks - 19 Sep 2018
When it comes to Civil Rights history, Jackie Robinson isn't talked about enough in today's time; most people just know him as the first black baseball player to play in the major league. However, Robinson was so much more than just the first black MLB ...
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Jackie Robinson's daughter talks famous dad during book signing

Birmingham Times - 20 Sep 2018
Sharon Robinson always knew her father – the legendary Jackie Robinson – was a good baseball player. But the daughter of the man who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball didn't realize the rough road he traveled, for himself and other ...
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On the Road: Making history in Daytona

MiLB.com - 20 Sep 2018
"There's no ballpark like this. This is where history was made." That's how historian Bill Schumann describes Jackie Robinson Ballpark, home of the Florida State League's Daytona Tortugas (Class A Advanced affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds). The ...
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Hidden History of Lorain comes to life at Heritage Avon Lake

cleveland.com - 16 Oct 2018
It would be 63 years before another black man, Jackie Robinson, would be able to play on a baseball team. The stories are fascinating and the author tells them with spirit and a lively sense of history. According to her publisher, Arcadia publishing ...
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Bellemeur, Meyer shine at Carolina Nationals

NHRA.com - 15 Oct 2018
Sean Bellemeur raced to the NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Funny Car World Championship then capped it off with the event win at the NHRA Carolina Nationals presented by WIX Filers at zMAX Dragway. Megan Meyer took the honors in Top Alcohol Dragster ...
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Dodgers 2018 postseason preview: Saturdays with Jackie

WTOP - 02 Oct 2018
He knew that Jackie Robinson was someone special, but he knew the Dodgers were doing something special, too, with Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale, and some of the other guys that were on that team. And he showed me the greatest appreciation ever for ...

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