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Contributing WriterThe evils of racism are expressed in the words we speak and the mores we establish. And both emerge from the illusion of superiority. Jackie Robinson, as a black American in the 1940s and 1950s, was thrown into the fire of both when he entered major...
Yes, it is time for the yearly one-word rant now that the NBA has bestowed all of its annual individual awards: Why? Actually, more to the point, the issue should be: When? As much as anything, it is the Coach of the Year balloting, or,...
Tyler Moore knew what Clint Hurdle was thinking. With one out and first base open in the eighth inning of a one-run game, Moore fully expected the Pittsburgh Pirates’ manager to intentionally walk the batter in front of him. Moore was hitting...
The image is as symbolic to baseball as Lou Gehrig's farewell speech. In the 1946 photo, George "Shotgun" Shuba extends his hand to teammate Jackie Robinson, who just hit his first home run for a Brooklyn Dodgers farm team. The simple gesture became...
A.J. Pierzynski had one of the great quotes of the season. "He had all seven of his pitches working,'' said Pierzynski, who jumped from the White Sox to the Rangers last winter. Pierzynski wasn't kidding. The catcher was giving an honest account of Yu...
Excitement for '42' in Pasadena, Ronda Rousey comments on transgender MMA fighter and John Huh makes MastersDid you see '42' yet? You should, according to our own Kenneth Turan, and when you do, don't forget that Jackie Robinson's journey started right here in Pasadena. Major League Baseball's first African-American player was an alumnus of John Muir High...
Sixty-six years later, it’s impossible to imagine. The relentless taunting, the unconscionable slurs, the constant threats on his life. Yet Jackie Robinson never buckled. He fought back by playing the game like a Hall of Famer. And, what is more,...
At one point in "42," the Jackie Robinson Story, Branch Rickey, played by Harrison Ford, thanks a young Robinson for helping him love baseball again. The latest cinematic account of Robinson's historic 1947 season, in which he breaks baseball's color...
AP Sports WriterPHOENIX (AP) — Since his days at Notre Dame ended and he turned pro, A.J. Pollock had rarely hit a home run and never two in a game. He was a slugger on Wednesday, though, knocking two over the left-field wall off Jonathan Sanchez to...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgBryan Harper has a good idea what Robin, Dr. Watson and Pokey have to deal with every day. It seems like the Hagerstown Suns relief pitcher can’t go anywhere without someone asking about someone else in his life. Robin has Batman, Watson plays...
Channel Guide MagazineFOX Saturday Baseball Game of the Week 2013 schedule features 24 weeks of exclusive regional telecasts including eight consecutive weeks of prime-time coverage. ALSO SEE: ESPN Sunday Night Baseball schedule 2013 MLB Opening Day 2013 TV schedule MLB TV...
The Baltimore SunOne of the biggest surprises of a stunning 93-win season for the Orioles last season was the emergence of Taiwanese left-hander Wei-Yin Chen, who led Baltimore starters in wins, quality starts, strikeouts and ERA. Chen started 32 games -- 12 more than...
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