'God's hand' in hiring of Dodger Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson, the first black to play major league baseball, chats Jan. 21, 1957 with Branch Rickey Sr., who as general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers signed Robinson to his major league contract. Both men are retired from baseball. They met in ...
Michael J. Cramer, Texas Perspectives: Jackie Robinson changed baseball, America
Although people may differ as to who or what was responsible for the progress of American society to a point where the term “post-racial” could be used, there is arguably one person who could be said to be the responsible person: Jackie Robinson.
The Continuing Importance of Jackie Robinson
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
A “post racial” society was a popular term in America after the election of Barack Obama as president in 2008. That such a description of America may have been premature does not reduce the significance of the application of the term to American society.
Jackie Robinson Celebration Game set for April 15 at Historic Dodgertown
VERO BEACH — Historic Dodgertown and United Way of Indian River County are pleased to announce the fourth annual Jackie Robinson Celebration Game will take place on Saturday evening, April 15, at Holman Stadium. Tickets for this popular game go ...