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Pee Wee Reese

Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized At MCU Park (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Cyclones To Rededicate Defiled Jackie Robinson Statue

A statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese that was vandalized with messages of hate earlier this month will be rededicated Monday, before the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees.

08/18/2013

Chevrolet Home Run Derby

Mariano Rivera Hopes Jackie Robinson Statue Vandals Will Be Caught

Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera has condemned the defilement of a Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park at Coney Island.

08/11/2013

Workers removing spray paint from Jackie Robinson statue in Coney Island on Aug. 7, 2013 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized At Coney Island Ballpark

Somebody spray-painted swastikas and racist slurs on the statue which depicts Hall of Famers Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese in a famous pose from 1947.

08/07/2013

Statue of Jay Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean in St. Louis. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Dizzy Dean, The Gashouse Gang’s Real Gasser

Dean was a brash braggart, blessed with a great right arm. He was a character among characters; some of his teammates caroused, fought with both opponents and with each other and, as a team, brought joy to countless fans.

08/13/2012

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

Jackie Robinson

Coutinho: Remembering Jackie Robinson

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

WFAN–04/15/2012

In this Sept. 21 1954, file photo, some of the players in the race for the National League baseball batting title that season pose in New York. From left are New York Giants' Willie Mays, Brooklyn Dodgers' Duke Snider, and Giants' Don Mueller, right. Snider, 84, died early Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, of what the family called natural causes at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, Calif. Snider was part of the charmed "Boys of Summer" with the Dodgers in the late 1940s and 1950s. He helped lead Brooklyn to its only World Series championship in 1955. (AP Photo/File)

Players, Teammates Remember Brooklyn Legend Duke Snider

Brooklyn Dodgers legend Duke Snider died Sunday. He was 84. “Duke was a fine man, a terrific hitter and a great friend, even though he was a Dodger,” Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays said.

WFAN–02/28/2011