“42” is the only number to be retired by all of baseball and belonged to the tough, multi-talented athlete Jackie Robinson who rose out of poverty in rural Georgia to break baseball's color barrier when he signed with the Brooklyn ...―
Professional Sports Positive Impact On Society ∙ By Roy Steele ∙ In March of 1946, the UCLA Bruin’s first All-American football player, running back Kenny Washington, signed a contract to play for the National Football...―
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Written b:y Meghan Lees Saw that movie last night. A.m.a.z.i.n.g! The true-life movie tells the story of the legendary baseball player, Jackie Robinson (portrayed by Chadwick Boseman), and his rise to fame in the sport thanks to the Brooklyn ...―
(Illustration courtesy of Brian Lindstrom)What happened yesterday was horrible. Explosions set off near the Boston Marathon killed several individuals and injured dozens of others. Much like the school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, this is ...―
“Jackie Robinson’s story seems tailor-made for the movies. The famous baseball player broke the color barrier in America’s favorite pass time and became not only a sports hero, but a civil rights hero in the process. The movie ...―
The Insider – Movies/Cinema Talk about hitting it out of the park! The Jackie Robinson baseball drama 42 exceeded industry expectations on Friday, grossing $9.1 million during its first day in theaters. The film, a $40 million production ...―
Somewhere under this shell of my skin lives a street walking cheetah with a heart full of napalm. If you gave him a face, it would look like Iggy Pop: ∙ Of course, if you followed me for a day, you would know that I lead a life of the...―
While Brian Helgeland's biopic "42" is an ok movie, for me it lacked one crucial element - the man the film is supposed to be about Jackie Robinson! I wanted this to be the definitive movie on Robinson's life but instead walked away with as many...―
The percentage of African-American players in Major League Baseball has declined from a high in 1975 of 27%, to this year’s low of 7.7%. In a separate story, the NAAWP is also alarmed about the decline in the percentage of white players in ...―
Jackie Robinson: The Man, The Myth, The Legend “Doubt” by definition means: suspicion or uncertainty of yourself or of another; clearly, one of the most profound words that can be attributed to how most African Americans have been ...―
I was way too excited about being a mother- for the first time. I was told many beautiful ...
Most people have experienced some level of acute pain in the lower back, shoulders, or ...
Last Thursday we had dinner at the Pancake Parlour, Andy & I. ∙ He ordered the ...