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Jackie Robinson

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  • Mo'ne Davis: Is she great only by defeating boys?

    Mo'ne Davis: Is she great only by defeating boys?
    In five days, Mo’ne Davis has gone from a statistical footnote in Little League history to the title character in the most captivating U.S. sports story of the summer – maybe the entire year.
  • John Kass: Chicago's Little League team worth watching

    America tells stories to itself in images, funny ones, sad ones, selfies we send out over our phones with snarky comments. But lately, the ones that get the most traction are the angry ones. They seize us like hands around our throats. And that's what...

    Dick Teed, Windsor Baseball Legend, Dies At 88

    WINDSOR — Dick Teed, a local baseball legend who once shared a dugout with Jackie Robinson when they were teammates with the Brooklyn Dodgers, died Sunday. He was 88. In an interview last year just prior to the opening of the movie "42," which...

    Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success

    Little League Recap: Swinging their way to more success
    Many thrilling games and moments occurred throughout the 2014 Little League season. Some local teams repeated achievements from a season ago, like the Arroyo Seco Saints returning to the Palomino World Series and several squads repeating as champions...

    Hundreds at Chicago party cheer city's Little Leaguers on to victory

    Hundreds at Chicago party cheer city's Little Leaguers on to victory
    The hundreds decked out in gold and blue who had crowded a Far South Side park Tuesday night to cheer on their hometown team in the Little League World Series weren’t let down. Many leaped from their seats and embraced after the Jackie Robinson...