It has been nearly 70 years since Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, and the late Hall of Famer’s widow is still trying to advocate for more changes to be made in
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Dodger Stadium will finally add its first statue, and it will be one of Jackie Robinson.
The announcement about plans to add a statue of the man who broke MLB’s color barrier came in April.
Each year on April 15, Major League Baseball remembers and celebrates the life and impact of Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson.
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The Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park in Coney Island, New York, was defaced with swastikas and racial slurs, Brooklyn Cyclones employees learned when they arrived at the park on Wednesday.
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera recently announced that he will be retiring after this season, which means the No. 42 will be officially retired from Major League Baseball after the season.
Google dedicated its search homepage to Jackie Robinson in honor of the deceased former baseball player’s birthday Thursday.
Robinson died in 1972 at the age of 53.
Jackie Robinson Day will be celebrated throughout the majors on Sunday, and two young African-American outfielders have a special tribute planned.