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Jackie Robinson

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  • Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers look unbeatable in 8-2 win over Rays

    Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers look unbeatable in 8-2 win over Rays
    The Dodgers had just toyed with the Tampa Bay Rays, in front of a sellout crowd and a national television audience. The Dodgers rarely lose anymore, and so a television reporter asked Adrian Gonzalez if they felt unbeatable. "Definitely not unbeatable,"...
  • Dodgers are all-time kings of road after 6-2 victory over Cubs

    CHICAGO — The Dodgers have said for weeks what utility man Nick Punto said Friday. "This is a special team," Punto said. This has become more than a belief. The Dodgers are now making history. BOX SCORE: Dodgers 6, Cubs 2 With a 6-2...
  • Vin Scully defends Dodgers' behavior

    ST. LOUIS — Vin Scully is 85. He has called games for the Dodgers since Jackie Robinson played for them. He does not just talk about the old school. He was enrolled in it. As the story line raged about whether the Dodgers are too full of money,...
  • Dodgers continue push for diversity with first scheduled LGBT night

    Dodgers continue push for diversity with first scheduled LGBT night
    Here’s a new one for those forward-thinking Dodgers: They announced Friday they will host an LGBT night on Sept. 27. In their announcement they never actually explained that LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. The team that...
  • Jackie Robinson's daughter to speak at Rollins: 'Important to remain in struggle'

    Jackie Robinson's daughter to speak at Rollins: 'Important to remain in struggle'
    Sharon Robinson doesn't mind that some people refer to her simply as "Jackie Robinson's daughter." One of three children of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, Robinson has written books about her...
  • Vin Scully Hints at 2014 Retirement -- Leaving a Hole That Can't Be Filled

    The incomprehensible day that Vin Scully fans have long feared was coming might well arrive a year from now. Scully, who turns 86 in November, hinted in an interview with KPCC-FM that he is eyeing the 2014 season for his farewell from a Los Angeles...
  • Adam Jones is Orioles' nominee for annual Roberto Clemente Award

    Adam Jones is Orioles' nominee for annual Roberto Clemente Award
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, who has been involved in various charity initiatives in Baltimore and his hometown of San Diego, has been named the club’s nominee for this year's Roberto Clemente Award. The award is presented annually at the...
  • Joe Torre, union rip exclusion of Marvin Miller from Hall of Fame

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.--The absurdity continues. Even in death, Marvin Miller cannot get elected to the Hall of Fame. The leader who built the Major League Baseball Players Assn. into the powerhouse of sports unions was rejected again Monday, when a...
  • An outside-the box candidate for baseball commissioner: Kevin Johnson

    SACRAMENTO — There is hope for the rundown downtown here, and for the hometown basketball team. The Sacramento Kings were as good as gone in January, when rich boys from Seattle put up half a billion dollars to load the team into a moving van headed...
  • In the year of '42,' a World Series with one African American player

    ST. LOUIS -- In the year that the movie "42" dramatized the story of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier, the number of African Americans playing in the World Series is the same as the number playing in the major leagues when Robinson made...
  • Legendary Topper Thomas Tull Tapped as Baseball Hall of Fame Director

    Legendary Entertainment Chairman and CEO Thomas Tull has been elected to the board of directors for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The move comes eight months after Warner Bros. released Legendary's "42," the Jackie Robinson biopic...