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Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Annual Gala

San Diego Voice and Viewpoint - 22 Apr 2018
The Gala was originally established to honor the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball. Since the first event, according to Mr. Michael Bunker, Executive Director of the Jackie Robinson YMCA, “Since 1997, the Family ...
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MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day 2018

USA TODAY - 15 Apr 2018
Red Sox players wear No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day at Fenway Park. David Butler II, USA TODAY Sports. Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson, stands. None. Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie Robinson, stands on the field during a ...
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Letters: Jackie Robinson was much more than a baseball legend

Montgomery Advertiser - 19 Apr 2018
Rosa Parks has gone down in history for her heroic 1955 refusal to give up her seat and move to the back of a Montgomery city bus in 1955, to make room for a white man. Historians say that Claudette Colvin, who also refused to give up her seat and move ...
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Astros, Rangers wear No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day

Chron.com - 15 Apr 2018
The Astros and Rangers donned uniform No. 42 for Sunday's observation of Jackie Robinson Day, and players of all backgrounds paid tribute to Robinson's position as having broken baseball's color barrier in 1947. "As you fall in love with baseball, you ...
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Rays, Phillies celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

MLB.com - 15 Apr 2018
"The segregation, and for Jackie to do what he did, on, and off the baseball field was about as courageous as it could be." As part of Sunday's celebration, the Rays' organization will recognize nine individuals who were selected as 2018 Jackie ...
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Cards, Reds celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

MLB.com - 15 Apr 2018
"Jackie Robinson changed the game. He brought unity to baseball. It's really special to be able to wear No. 42." As has been tradition each April 15th since 2009, MLB celebrated Jackie Robinson Day with all players and on-field personnel wearing Jackie ...
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Video: BAL@BOS: Red Sox broadcasters on Jackie Robinson Day

MLB.com - 15 Apr 2018
MLB will donate all proceeds from the sale of such items to the Jackie Robinson Foundation. Prior to the Red Sox-Orioles game at Fenway Park, Jackie Robinson Scholars were honored during pregame ceremonies. The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship ...
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Baseball makes 16-1 comeback against USC at Friday series opener

Daily Bruin - 21 Apr 2018
The Bruins equaled their run total from March's loss to USC by the third batter Friday. No. 13 UCLA baseball (23-10, 12-4 Pac-12) fell to USC (18-16, 6-10) 3-2 at Dodger Stadium on March 11, but defeated the Trojans 16-1 in the series opener Friday at ...
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Jackie Robinson's Legacy Lives On In 'Breaking Barriers' Contest

GOOD Magazine - 20 Apr 2018
Clubs across Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on April 15 with all of the players and on-field personnel in the league wearing the late baseball Hall of Famer and activist Jackie Robinson's iconic number, 42. Throughout the league ...
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Colin Kaepernick tweets Jackie Robinson quote on national anthem

USA TODAY - 16 Apr 2018
The issue of race relations in sports comes to the forefront in baseball every April 15, the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in the major leagues. In Robinson's honor, all players, coaches, managers and umpires wear the No. 42 ...
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Photos: Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 15 Apr 2018
Al Bello/Getty Images Rachel Robinson, widow of baseball player Jackie Robinson, and his daughter Sharon Robinson stands next to a Jackie Robinson mural before the New York Mets play their game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Citi Field on April 15 ...
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Exchange your rained-out Jackie Robinson ticket for another game

TCPalm - 15 Apr 2018
Since Sunday's fifth annual Jackie Robinson Celebration Game did not go five innings before the contest was called by umpires, your ticket stubs are now good for admission to another St. Lucie Mets game as described below: ·In the event of a rainout ...

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