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?
The Yankees out-slugged the Angles Sunday night as they claimed an 11-5 victory.
Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier on this day 65 years ago.
She fought for civil rights while proving to be one of the world’s greatest athletes, and on Wednesday the late Althea Gibson was honored in Newark.
Jair Jurrjens threw seven sharp innings in his return from the disabled list and the Atlanta Braves shut out the struggling New York Mets 4-0 Saturday night to complete a doubleheader sweep.