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  1. Civil rights take center stage

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The first pitch Saturday kicked off Major League Baseball's annual Civil Rights Game, but the event was more about the events that occurred leading up to the contest between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers. Bo Jackson and Aretha...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  2. Bud Selig honors Jackie Robinson, other civil rights pioneers

    Major League Baseball has made significant strides from the days of segregation and bigotry, but some of the sport's top figures say the work is not complete.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  3. Sox set to host Civil Rights Game Saturday

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox will bring racial equality to the forefront this weekend, capped by Saturday's seventh installment of the Civil Rights Game. Started as an exhibition contest in 2007 in a minor league ballpark in Memphis, Saturday ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  4. White Sox to host Civil Rights Game

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday that their scheduled Aug. 24 game against the Texas Rangers at U.S. Cellular Field will now be called the "Civil Rights Game." Read the entire story....

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  5. Chicago White Sox to play Texas Rangers in Civil Rights Game

    Doug Padilla

    The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday that their scheduled Aug. 24 game against the Texas Rangers at U.S. Cellular Field will now be called the "Civil Rights Game."

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  6. White Sox rally from five-run deficit to power past Reds

    Baseball's annual Civil Rights Game started by paying tribute to those who have worked for equality. The White Sox took it from there, with Alexei Ramirez hitting the last of four Chicago homers for a 10-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 20, 2009
  7. Former President Bill Clinton pushes for racial equality at Beaco...

    Former President Bill Clinton says the need to push for racial equality is far from over.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2009
  8. Phillips' homer, three RBIs power Reds

    Brandon Phillips hit a two-run homer and a sacrifice fly on Friday night, and the Cincinnati Reds ended a nine-game losing streak against the Chicago White Sox with a 4-3 victory that opened a spotlight weekend for baseball and civil rights.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 19, 2009
  9. Bill Clinton to speak at Civil Rights game lunch

    Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker at Major League Baseball's Civil Rights game weekend.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2009
  10. Muhammad Ali, Bill Cosby, Henry Aaron win Beacon Awards from Majo...

    Muhammad Ali, Bill Cosby and Henry Aaron have been chosen by Major League Baseball for this year's Beacon Awards to be presented as part of this year's Civil Rights Game.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2009
  11. Reds to host Civil Rights Games in 2009, '10

    The Cincinnati Reds will host the majors' first two regular-season Civil Rights Games.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2008
  12. Hall of Famer Aaron, MLK's son join panel on baseball, civil righ...

    Major League Baseball needs to find ways to address the declining interest among young blacks, panelists on a round-table discussion associated with this weekend's Civil Rights Game said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2008
  13. Second annual civil rights exhibition game to pit Mets vs. White ...

    The New York Mets will play the Chicago White Sox at Memphis on March 29 in the second civil rights exhibition game.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2007
  14. Pujols, Wainwright carry Cardinals to win in inaugural Civil Righ...

    The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Saturday in an exhibition game that highlighted a weekend of festivities aimed at recognizing blacks in baseball.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 31, 2007