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Jackie Robinson

A Groundbreaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum

Recently, the nation celebrated the 70th anniversary of the legendary Jackie Robinson entering Major League…

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, 70 Years Later: Why He Was So Much More Than a Ballplayer

For many Americans, April 15th is just Tax Day. But in Major League Baseball, April…

Jackie Robinson

Remembering Jackie Robinson: Images of One of Baseball’s Finest

On April 15, 1947, a Black man stepped onto Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field to reverse a…

EBONY Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day! [PHOTOS]

Happy Jackie Robinson Day! EBONY has some of the historic images of the legendary Jackie…

Jackie Robinson

Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day with Diversity Business Summit

Major League Baseball (MLB) has partnered with the New York Yankees to co-host a Diversity…

Which Sports Have the Whitest/Richest/Oldest Fans?

Which Sports Have the Blackest. Whitest, and Richest Fans?

Although sports account for just barely 1 percent of all TV programming, it accounts for…

William Edward White

William Edward White, Major League Baseball’s First Black Player

William Edward White was born in 1860 to a Georgia businessman and one of his…

When It Comes to the A-Rod Scandal, Who’s the Dope?

Just when you thought doping in baseball was over, New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez received…

[SPORTS NOTES] Ochocinco ‘Slapped’ With Jail Time, Ravens Celebrate Super Bowl Victory with POTUS

This week baseball’s relationship with banned substances got even weirder. ESPN reported that soon the MLB may…

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In Search of Negro Leaguers: MLB Increases Black Talent

This past Sunday in Milwaukee, James McDonald pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates was in a…