Remembering the Dodger days
Branch Rickey served as president, part owner and general manager for the Brooklyn Dodgers between 1942 and 1950. Not known as a baseball traditionalist, he was the first to make his players use batting cages, pitching machines and batting helmets.
Brooklyn Historical Society To Host Jackie Robinson Exhibit
Robinson was the first African American to play in Major League Baseball; he played for the Dodgers starting on April 15, 1947 and played in six World Series in the 50s. He was Rookie of the Year in 1947 and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.
Pasadenans try to preserve Robinson memorial, historic architecture: Larry Wilson
The Pasadena Star-News
Jackie became world-famous for breaking the color barrier in American major league sports when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers; he, famously and understandably, never came back to Pasadena out of a deep resentment about the way he and his brother ...
Surviving the dinger that made history
Business Management Daily
He was hanged in effigy from Brooklyn lampposts. But there was one moment of grace after that blow. As he sobbed on the clubhouse steps, “hiding my face in shame,” a fellow Dodger, Jackie Robinson, reached out to him. “My teammates thought it best to ...
New York Yankees: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect
Spring training 2017 is an especially exciting time for New York Yankees fans. Several of the team's top prospects—the building blocks of the franchise's burgeoning youth movement—are in camp. Most won't crack the Opening Day roster, but they'll all ...
Alex Rodriguez Embraces New Role at Yankees' Camp
New York Times
Alex Rodriguez, a special adviser to the Yankees, conversing with another former Yankee, Lee Mazzilli, at camp on Tuesday. Credit Zack Wittman for The New York Times. TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Rodriguez was a recognizable sight as he made his way onto the ...
Yankees Photo Day 2017 | Newsday
Yankees players posed for the camera at Photo Day during spring training on Feb. 21, 2017 in Tampa, Florida.
Orioles acquire P Richard Bleier from Yankees
Bleier had a 1.96 ERA in 23 games for the Yankees last season. He was designated for assignment last week when New York finalized a contract with first baseman Chris Carter. To make room for Bleier on the 40-man roster, the Orioles designated first ...