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The Jackie Robinson Hall of Fame plaque. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Cubs Pay For Hundreds Of Kids To See Jackie Robinson Film

It’s all about Jackie Robinson today at the Chatham 14 Theaters on Chicago’s South Side where the Cubs provided hundreds of kids with passes to the new film “42” about Robinson’s life, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/13/2013

The Jackie Robinson Hall of Fame plaque. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Negro League Advocate Seeks New Spotlight On Former Players

An advocate for the surviving players from Negro league baseball is hoping a new film about Jackie Robinson – who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball – will lead to more recognition for the former players.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2013