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Jackie Robinson

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  • Around MLB

    American League Central Division White Sox: Rush hour: Promote top draft pick Carlos Rodon from Class A to Triple A after four appearances. Indians: Surgery on both knees ends disappointing season for Nick Swisher. Still two years left on $56...
  • Diversity in baseball still has long way to go

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Major League Baseball's commissioner-elect, Rob Manfred, visited the Little League World Series this week, lauding the talent of 13-year-old Mo'ne Davis, the sport's new wonder girl. "Fifty years ago people would have had...
  • Chicago rallies around Little League champs

    At two Little League World Series watch parties in Chicago, Jackie Robinson West's 7-5 victory Saturday represented more than a win on the field. "We have a group of black kids from the South Side of Chicago who are the U.S. world champs of the Little...
  • Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history

    Jackie Robinson West takes aim at history
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Jackie Robinson West will look to make history its story Sunday when it faces Seoul, South Korea for the Little League Baseball World Series championship (2 p.m., ABC). No all-African-American team ever has won the world...
  • Jackie Robinson West's rally falls short in final

    Jackie Robinson West's rally falls short in final
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — In the end, the scoreboard said Seoul defeated soul and heart and determination that was Jackie Robinson West. History will say it was 8-4 in favor of the Little League Baseball World Series champions from South Korea....
  • ESPN biggest winner at Little League World Series

    ESPN biggest winner at Little League World Series
    The big winner besides Jackie Robinson West and Mo'ne Davis at this year's Little League World Series is ESPN. The kids provided the network with the best bargain in TV sports this year. ESPN hit the jackpot with incredible storylines that...
  • Jackie Robinson West appeal well beyond Chicago

    Jackie Robinson West appeal well beyond Chicago
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Gregson Smith and his family, outfitted in gold Great Lakes region shirts and hats, parked themselves in lawn chairs on the famous hill beyond right field at Lamade Stadium two hours before Sunday's Little League Baseball...
  • South Korea Wins Third Little League Title

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Jackie Robinson West was looking to make history Sunday when it faced Seoul, South Korea, for the Little League World Series championship. But the team from Chicago's South Side fell short in an 8-4 defeat in front of an...
  • Kass: Jackie Robinson West, pardon adult sympathy

    Kass: Jackie Robinson West, pardon adult sympathy
    To the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars: Boys, I'm hoping you can forgive us grown-ups for some of the nonsense coming out of our mouths. Some of us are gushing sympathy and tenderness at you, and that's probably the last thing a good ballplayer wants...
  • Which Dodgers team was the greatest of all time?

    The Dodgers have had many great teams in their long history, but which was the best? On the heels of Times readers' picking the all-time best Dodgers at each position, we now ask you decide the best overall team in Dodgers history. The best 16 Dodgers...
  • Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?

    Will Jackie Robinson West boost city baseball?
    Everyone loves a winner, so the success of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is certain to spur more interest in youth baseball in Chicago. Being on national TV for two weeks is about as good as it gets, marketing-wise, and last year's team...