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  1. Yu Darvish of Texas Rangers donates $42K to Jackie Robinson Found...

    Yu Darvish has made a $42,000 donation to the Jackie Robinson Foundation to help fund college scholarships.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
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  3. The first unanimous Hall of Famer

    Buster Olney

    MILWAUKEE -- Rachel Robinson said last year that she is so glad Mariano Rivera is the last player to wear No. 42, and the affection she has for him was apparent during Sunday's ceremony, in the way that she held his face and looked into his eyes. ...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  4. Jackie Robinson film '42' hits theaters today

    Lizzie Haldane

    "42," a film that commemorates icon Jackie Robinson and his struggles to break baseball's color barrier, opens in theaters today. On Monday, Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day. The annual event honors the day, 66 years ago, when the...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  5. espnW -- Rachel and Sharon Robinson preserving Jackie's legacy

    Jim Caple

    Jackie Robinson's wife, Rachel, and daughter, Sharon, supported him as he faced the racism depicted in "42," and decades later they are still working to preserve his legacy.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  6. Jackie Robinson's widow, Rachel, proud of New York Yankees' Maria...

    Ian O'Connor

    Rachel Robinson decided Mo Rivera was worthy of her late husband's number 42.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
  7. Rachel Robinson criticizes McCourt

    LOS ANGELES -- Rachel Robinson, the widow of arguably the most iconic player in the franchise's history, openly criticized former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt on Monday night. Robinson, wearing a Dodgers jersey with Jackie Robinson's unive...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  8. How Al Campanis' controversial racial remarks cost him his career...

    William Weinbaum

    Twenty-five years ago, veteran L.A. Dodgers executive Al Campanis shocked the nation by making racially charged remarks on ABC's "Nightline."

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  9. Jackie Robinson's Montreal home to be honored by U.S. diplomat

    A quaint Montreal home that served as a sanctuary to Jackie Robinson and his wife while he advanced toward breaking down baseball's color barrier is being recognized by the U.S. government.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2011
  10. Jackie Robinson's widow receives Branch Rickey Award

    Rachel Robinson has been given Ohio Wesleyan University's Branch Rickey Award for her contribution and commitment to equality.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  11. Remembering Jackie Robinson

    Rich Coutinho

    It was 63 years ago that the single biggest moment in baseball took place on a little patch of green grass in Brooklyn known as Ebbets Field, a moment that transcended the sporting world and continues to have an impact on society. Of course, it was t...

    Blog | April 15, 2010
  12. Jackie Robinson Rotunda dedicated at Citi Field

    A regal new rotunda that bears Jackie Robinson's name was dedicated Thursday night at Citi Field.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  13. Derek Jeter is alone among MLB players in heeding Jackie Robinson...

    Howard Bryant

    Baseball honors Jackie Robinson on Wednesday, as it should. But why has only one major league player donated to the Jackie Robinson Foundation?

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  14. Jackie Robinson Day celebrated at Mets' new home

    Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated at the Mets' new stadium.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008
  15. MLB's diversity would have Jackie shaking his head

    Richard Lapchick

    The number of African-Americans in baseball is down on the field, and up off the field. Who'd have thunk it? Not Jackie Robinson, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008
  16. Mets commemorate Robinson's accomplishments

    Rachel Robinson was torn about where to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her husband, Jackie, breaking baseball's color barrier.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2007
  17. Martin's energy drives Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES -- On the night when baseball honored and respected Jackie Robinson's place in America's heritage, when the dignity of Jackie and Rachel Robinson, Henry Aaron, Frank Robinson, Don Newcombe and so many others resounded across our national ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 16, 2007