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  • Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?

    Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?
    On a chilly and cloudy Friday afternoon, the high school baseball home of Jackie Robinson is a cratered, weed-choked monument to a memory forgotten.
  • Cubs to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

    Cubs to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day
    The Chicago Cubs will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day with several tributes Wednesday night against the Cincinnati  Reds. Every uniformed member will wear jersey number 42 in honor of Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier on April 15, 1947 for...

    White Sox's Micah Johnson says it's up to MLB to promote African-American players

    White Sox's Micah Johnson says it's up to MLB to promote African-American players
    CLEVELAND -- Rookie second baseman Micah Johnson wore the No. 42 White Sox uniform for the first time Wednesday afternoon at Progressive Field, an honor of which he said he had dreamed coming up through baseball. Players throughout Major League...

    Dodgers plan Jackie Robinson statue at stadium

    Dodgers plan Jackie Robinson statue at stadium
    Jackie Robinson's uniform number was on the back of every player at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night and No. 42 was etched in the infield dirt. Some day in the near future, there will be a more enduring tribute to the player who broke baseball's...

    Mets gets HRs from d'Arnaud and Duda to sweep Phillies, 6-1

    Mets gets HRs from d'Arnaud and Duda to sweep Phillies, 6-1
    NEW YORK — There was the home opener a couple of days ago. Matt Harvey's return to Citi Field. And then the first game since David Wright got hurt. The New York Mets rose to every occasion. Travis d'Arnaud homered after assuming Wright's spot in...