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Jackie Robinson

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  • Jorge Soler starts career with a bang — a big bang

    CINCINNATI — Timing is everything in baseball, whether it involves swinging the bat or perhaps even staging an auspicious major league debut. Either way, Jorge Soler certainly knows how to make a favorable first impression. The Cubs made the...
  • Ken Williams speaks from heart about Jackie Robinson West

    Ken Williams speaks from heart about Jackie Robinson West
    When White Sox Executive Vice President Kenny Williams took the stage Wednesday at Millennium Park to address the Jackie Robinson West Little League national champions and a crowd of 10,000, he confessed it was only his second speech in the last 15 years....
  • Shortstop J.J. Hardy makes Tampa Bay Rays pay in Orioles' 5-4 win Thursday

    Shortstop J.J. Hardy makes Tampa Bay Rays pay in Orioles' 5-4 win Thursday
    Despite his obvious power and previous success, Orioles infielder Chris Davis has been struggling so much this season that it has become business as usual when pitchers challenge him. So, in the Orioles' 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday,...
  • Fans' choice: Angels and Dodgers all-time teams

    Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout are already in the conversation when Dodger and Angel fans talk about the best pitcher and postition player in the history of their respective teams. But if fans had to choose and All-Star team of the best L.A. Dodgers and...
  • Little League baseball is a summer delight

    Little League baseball is a summer delight and a welcome respite from the worrisome events in our troubled world. What a pleasure to watch these youngsters display exceptional baseball skills in the race to be the best team in the world. Besides the...
  • What MLB can learn from the Little League World Series

    What MLB can learn from the Little League World Series
    Jackie Robinson West's dream lives on. The Morgan Park youngsters squeaked past Cumberland, R.I., 8-7 on Monday at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. JRW next faces Pearland, Texas, in an elimination game Tuesday night. Pierce Jones...
  • Little League watch party goes indoors after heavy rain

    Little League watch party goes indoors after heavy rain
    After coming from behind in Monday’s game against a team from Rhode Island, Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League team will continue its World Series run this evening against a team from Texas. Chicago will host a viewing party in...
  • Jackie Robinson West beats Texas ... and the Bears have their back

    Jackie Robinson West beats Texas ... and the Bears have their back
    In its first two victories at the Little League World Series, Jackie Robinson West's power hitting stole the show. On Tuesday, JRW's pitching and defense carried the day. West turned a pair of double plays in topping Pearland, Texas, 6-1 on Tuesday in...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 8/21 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    5 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters first round.--Golf 9 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters first round.--Golf 11 a.m.    Tennis: U.S. Open qualifying.--CBSSN 1 p.m.    Tennis: Women’s Connecticut Open quarterfinal(in New Haven).--ESPN2 1 p.m.    Baseball:...
  • 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...