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Tickets for the debut games of Michael Jordan and Jackie Robinson are setting auction records. Heritage Auctions hosted the sales of each ticket. The unused ticket for Jordan’s 1984 debut game against the Washington Bullets sold for 468-thousand dollars. That briefly set the record for the largest sum paid for a sports ticket. A short […]
@kwellscomm TLCNaptown.com Sports — Another professional athlete is entering the frey defending San Francisco 49’ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the National Anthem. He’s Baltimore Orioles star outfielder Adam Jones. Jones told USA Today the reason there hasn’t been a protest in baseball is because it’s “a white man’s sport.” Only eight-percent of major league players […]
A plan to name part of California’s 210 Freeway after Jackie Robinson is becoming a reality. The former Dodger and Hall of Famer grew up in Pasadena, and the Jackie Robinson Memorial Highway will run 4.2 miles through a section of that city. Los Angeles Assemblyman Mike Gatto says the new signs will be displayed […]
The city of Brotherly Love is formally apologizing for the racism Jackie Robinson experienced in Philadelphia in 1947. The City Council has passed a resolution proclaiming April 15th as a day to honor Robinson and make amends for the way he was treated nearly 70 years ago. Robinson broke into the big leagues with the Brooklyn […]
On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.
“Foul ball!” That was the call made by the leaders of Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West baseball team against Little League International. The team’s leaders have…
The Jackie Robinson statue that sits outside MCU Park in Coney Island was found defaced with racial slurs and graffiti Wednesday, according to the NY…
Hall of fame baseball player Willie Mays was Rookie of the Year in 1951. The next year he was drafted into active duty. He served in the Korean War with the U.S. Army. Boxer Joe Louis enlisted in the Army during WWII where he helped ease racial tensions in military units. He received the Legion […]
D.L. Hughley hates the comparison between the legendary and iconic Jackie Robinson and the-not-so legendary Jason Collins. Plus, he gives his opinion on the latest…
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