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South Loop Store Sells Out Of T-Shirts Supporting Jackie Robinson West Little League Team

WBBM’s John Cody reports a steady stream of would-be customers left Dick’s Sporting Goods on Roosevelt after the store sold out of Jackie Robinson West T-shirts. Another 400 are expected on Thursday.

08/13/2014

ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Iannone: Top 5 Baseball Opening Day Moments

Some opening day moments changed baseball forever, others are just really cool. Here’s one man’s top five.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

A tribute to Jackie Robinson.   (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson Statue Defaced With Swastikas, Racial Slurs

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.

670 The Score–08/07/2013

Washington Nationals  players wear No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Baseball Marks 5th Annual Jackie Robinson Day

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.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2013

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

White Sox to Retire Frank Thomas’ Number

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 […]

07/27/2010