Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

When Veeck and Saperstein Nearly Integrated Baseball… In 1943!

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?

04/19/2012

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees celebrates with scoring runners Brett Gardner and Russell Martin after hitting a three run home run in the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, all players across Major League Baseball were wearing number 42. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Yankees Power Their Way Past Angels, 11-5

The Yankees out-slugged the Angles Sunday night as they claimed an 11-5 victory.

WFAN–04/15/2012

Jackie Robinson

Coutinho: Remembering Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier on this day 65 years ago.

WFAN–04/15/2012

Althea Gibson statue (Credit: WCBS 880/Peter Haskell

Racial Pioneer And Tennis Great Althea Gibson Honored In Newark

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.

03/28/2012

David Wright

Jurrjens, Braves Blank Mets 4-0 For DH Sweep

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.

WFAN–04/16/2011

Alex Gonzalez

Braves Hit 4 Homers, Beat Mets 4-2 Behind Lowe

Alex Gonzalez hit two of Atlanta’s four solo homers and the Braves finally provided some offense for Derek Lowe, beating the skidding New York Mets 4-2 on Saturday in the opener of a doubleheader.

WFAN–04/16/2011

Jackie Robison as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers (credit: AP)

Kids Learn Baseball Lessons In Newark On Jackie Robinson Day

Children in New Jersey are celebrating a memorable day in history. Sixty-four years ago, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

04/15/2011

Martin Luther King III (Photo/Getty Images), Fred Wilpon (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

MLK III Among Few Interested In Share Of Mets

The son of Martin Luther King Jr. and television executive Larry Meli are reportedly part of a group interested in becoming part owners of the Mets, according to the NY Post.

WFAN–01/30/2011

(credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Berman Chooses Best Baseball Players In New Book

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — With baseball playoffs underway, there’s always the question: who’s the best of the best? While some may say the question is too difficult to answer, sportscaster Len Berman attempted in […]

1010 WINS–10/16/2010

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