New York City police are investigating swastikas and hate speech scrawled on a statue of Jackie Robinson and a teammate outside the baseball stadium for the minor league Brooklyn Cyclones in Coney Island.
Everybody in uniform at the Tampa Bay Rays game Monday against the Red Sox at Fenway Park wore the number “42″ as Major League Baseball celebrated its fifth annual Jackie Robinson Day.
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.
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.
In a statement on their website today, the Chicago White Sox have announced that they will retire Frank Thomas’ number. Thomas played for the White Sox from 1990 to 2005 and is regarded as not […]