Tag archive for ‘Jackie Robinson’
By Rocco Constantino On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Eddie Robinson, Last Living Member of 1948 Cleveland Indians, Makes Trip To World Series

On October 11, 1948, the Cleveland Indians stood on the precipice of the second World Series title in their long and storied history.  They had won the historic, best-of-nine series over the Brooklyn Dodgers and More...

By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Known Mostly for his Crazy Stunts, Bill Veeck was Also a Leader in Integrating Baseball

When the name Bill Veeck is mentioned by baseball fans, the first things that come to mind are probably Disco Demolition Night, Eddie Gaedel and the 1976 Chicago White Sox wearing shorts as part of their uniforms. However, More...

By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 10-1

10. Roger Maris tops Babe Ruth In 1961, the American League expanded to 10 teams, generally watering down the pitching and tacking eight more games onto the schedule.  Maris and Mickey Mantle took advantage and More...

By Rocco Constantino On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 120-111

111. 1989 World Series Earthquake On October 27, 1989, baseball fans turned their eyes to the Bay Area as Game 3 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s was about to get underway.  More...

By Rocco Constantino On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

BHC to Count Down Top 300 Moments that Shaped MLB History

The month of March is a paradox to baseball fans.  There is the absolute hope that winter is dying down and baseball is back as Spring Training gets into full swing, but there is also a full month-long wait for More...

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By David Culver On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Jackie Robinson Day 2015

“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” ~ Jackie Robinson April 15th has been dedicated by the MLB as Jackie Robinson Day since 2004. It’s a day dedicated to the memory More...

By Douglas Fox On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Daniel Murphy Speaks; Billy Bean Responds

New York Mets OF Daniel Murphy had some words of exclusion for MLB’s Ambassador of Inclusion, Bill Bean. Bean, who came out of the closet and admitted his homosexuality after his career ended in 1994, More...

By Douglas Fox On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

White Sox Mourn Minnie Minoso

A little over a month ago, the north side of Chicago was mourning the loss of Mr Cub, the legendary Ernie Banks. This weekend, southsiders were grieving the passing of one of their own, the great Minnie Minoso. Born More...

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By Clayton Richer On Monday, September 23rd, 2013

New York Yankees’ Mariano Rivera Farewell Speech

Mariano Rivera gave his farewell address before today’s game at Yankee Stadium capping off his Hall of Fame career. The best closer in major league history was all class addressing his family,fans, teammates, More...

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By Collin Budd On Friday, April 12th, 2013

Remembering Jackie Robinson

April 15, 1947, a regular season exhibition game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Boston Braves will live in infamy in baseball lore. Brooklyn’s first baseman had a sub-par debut as he went 0-3, but it was More...

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By Deegan Stubbs On Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Can Warren Cromartie Bring Baseball Back to Montreal?

At this time of year, with Spring Training camps about to break, and teams heading north for opening day many Montrealers really feel the sting of having lost the Expos, as if a rite of spring has been snatched More...

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