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Jackie Robinson

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  • Dodgers bullpen stumbles in 3-2 loss to Giants

    Giants 3, Dodgers 2 KEY MOMENT: Brandon League is guaranteed a combined $17 million over this season and next, which is probably why he is still with the Dodgers and Paco Rodriguez isn’t. Because the Dodgers can’t send League to the minor...
  • Zach Britton tosses three more shutout innings in Orioles' 3-0 win Wednesday

    Zach Britton tosses three more shutout innings in Orioles' 3-0 win Wednesday
    Over the first two weeks of the season, left-hander Zach Britton has become a valuable weapon for the Orioles out of the bullpen. Britton provided more evidence of that during the Orioles' 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afternoon,...
  • Letters: Finishing off the Lakers

    Letters: Finishing off the Lakers
    Why is L.A. so upset with Mike D'Antoni and Lakers management? We all knew this was a patchwork team that had no chance of actually winning anything this year. Myopic Lakers fans should cheer D'Antoni for not bailing on this squad, and praise Pau Gasol...
  • Baseball district tournament schedules

    Baseball district tournament schedules
    Class 8A, District 2 at Sanford Stadium Monday: DeLand vs. Lyman, 11 a.m.; Spruce Creek vs. Orange City University, 2; Hagerty vs. Seminole, 5; Lake Brantley vs. Lake Mary, 8. Wednesday: semifinal, 4; semifinal, 7. Friday: final, 7:30 Class 8A,...
  • Readers share favorite Wrigley Field memories

     Readers share favorite Wrigley Field memories
    As part of our Wrigley Field at 100 coverage, we asked readers to share their stories. Here are some. You'll find more at chicgotribune.com/wrigley. My top moment was in the magical season of 1989. It was late July and the Cubs were battling the San...
  • Talking baseball with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns

    Talking baseball with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns
    For more than 30 years, Ken Burns has created documentaries about United States history. Baseball is part of that history, and Burns' Emmy Award-winning series on the sport 20 years ago examined the national pastime through the years. Burns will be at...
  • Jackie Robinson, the moderate radical [Commentary]

    Jackie Robinson, the moderate radical [Commentary]
    Every year, Major League Baseball honors the extraordinary accomplishments of Jackie Robinson and the integration of modern professional baseball. Active players will on April 15th don Robinson's number 42, retired in 1997, to commemorate his ground-...
  • Play Ball: Take A Swing At Baseball Trivia

    "Andre Dawson," Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully once said, "has a bruised knee and is listed as day-to-day. Aren't we all?" Yes, so use some of your remaining time constructively by identifying the player or players who: (1) Won three batting titles by...
  • Bill Plaschke takes first place in column writing in APSE judging

    Bill Plaschke takes first place in column writing in APSE judging
    Bill Plaschke, a staple of The Times Sports section since joining the paper in 1987, has taken first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors annual contest for column writing among papers with circulations of more than 175,000. Plaschke, a...
  • Hartford Kid Struck Out 25, But Never Got Chance At The Majors

    Hartford Kid Struck Out 25, But Never Got Chance At The Majors
    The Courant headline across the top of the sports section read: "Johnny Taylor, Bulkeley Ace, Gives Up One Hit And Strikes Out 25". Yes, 25. On June 2, 1933, Taylor, pitching in his final high school game, set the Connecticut record for strikeouts...
  • Jackie Robinson Had Impact On America, Baseball And Courant

    Jackie Robinson Had Impact On America, Baseball And Courant
    In 1997, upon the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, Major Legaue Baseball went all out. Robinson, who lived in Stamford from 1955 until his death Oct. 24, 1972, was the rookie of the year in 1947, the National League's Most...