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Jackie Robinson Day celebrated across Major League Baseball

On April 15, 1947, 28-year-old Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier by being the first African American to play in the Major Leagues. Before then, Robinson played with the Kansas City Monarchs in the negro leagues and spent the 1946 … Continue reading

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Doubleheader in the Bronx today

After a rain out yesterday, the Yankees will go back on the field and play two games against the Chicago Cubs–all in one day. Yes, there’s a twin bill in the Bronx, meaning an afternoon and evening filled with Yankees … Continue reading

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Yankees to honor Robinson, Mandela

The Yankees will honor Jackie Robinson as they do every year on April 15; they’ll wear the number 42 which has been retired across baseball to honor a man who broke the color barrier with his bravery and talent. The … Continue reading

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Not So Classic Yankees: Ben Chapman

As we watch Mariano Rivera make his farewell tour and receive gifts in each major league city, we are reminded about how Mo has conducted himself with class, and of the respect he commands throughout baseball. Not every player has … Continue reading

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