Collins is ready for his journey and has taken the important first step. It’s important for him. It’s important for sports. It’s important for humanity.
Jackie Robinson’s widow, Rachel Robinson, stopped by the WFAN studios Thursday to talk about her Hall-of-Famer husband and his historic role in breaking baseball’s color barrier 66 years ago.
Maybe it’s too soon this second, but by tomorrow we will clamor for sports, for the soothing transaction of a three-pointer, the staccato squeak of sneakers, the crisp crack of a bat meeting a ball.
Baseball is holding its annual Jackie Robinson Day on the 66th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
It was 66 years ago today when Jackie Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier.
The injured Yankees outfielder plans on making the most of an off day in his rehabilitation from a broken right forearm.
Fans young and old may be inspired to visit some of the places in Brooklyn connected to the African-American athlete who integrated Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
So watching the Yankees the last few days I was suddenly reminded of the movie “Major League.” That happens nearly every time I’m in Cleveland — I mean, why wouldn’t it? — but this time it happened for another reason.
So far, 14 HC/GM positions have been filled over the last month, and all by white men. That must change says Keidel.
One of baseball’s greatest icons Stan Musial has passed away at 92.
When MarShon Brooks has his game going, he is a threat to score from almost any spot on the floor.
The flagpole had been donated to a local VFW post after the stadium was demolished in 1960 and remained at that site until Nets part-owner Bruce Ratner, the Barclays Center developer, obtained it in 2007 with the plan of bringing it here.
Marvin Miller deserves recognition in Baseball’s Hall of Fame, an honor that inexplicably never came his way while he was alive.
Eventually, gays and lesbians will be as accepted and acclimated as anyone else. You just wonder when, and how far along we’ve come. Perhaps the NFL will tell us.
Jackie Robinson’s intelligence, talent and class always destined him to be a star. But was it almost unnecessary for him to also become a pioneer?