Major League Baseball rightfully celebrates Jackie Robinson Day every April 15, the day he broke the color barrier in 1947.
I met my all-time favorite player twice –once as a teenager and then as an adult. Both moments still stay with me.
HARVEY FROMMER: When school was out, I sometimes went around
Wonderful reactions to Part I, so here as we approach “Jackie Robinson Day” in Major League Baseball is Part II. Enjoy.
Growing up Years
Jerry and Mallie Robinson were impoverished sharecroppers who lived in Cairo, Georgia. Jerry deserted the family six months after Jackie was born in 1919. Mallie, strong, religious, family-oriented
Jacob Bryson – 5-9- 185 – D - Sabres draft pick - Excellent puck distributor on the power play. Good shot. Offensive minded. Plays with an edge. Had an assist.
Jack Dugan -6-2, 195 – RW - Golden Knights draft pick – He skates really well. He was playing with an
NEW YORK (April 9, 2019)— Baseball is more than just the national pastime; it can also be a useful tool to exercise your brain. With baseball season in full swing, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is encouraging everyone to play ball.
“Baseball stimulates cognitive functions, promotes social interaction and helps
I’m currently working on my first list. This is where I’m at so far. These are rankings. This is not a mock draft. This list will change between now and June. Will the Canucks get the first overall pick and get Jack Hughes (left)? They aleady have his brother Quinn.
There will be a lot of hype and hoopla, praise and stock-taking this year of 2019 which marks, the 100thanniversary of Jack Roosevelt Robinson’s birth. April 15 is a marker day in baseball – the dramatic day he broke baseball’s color line in 1947.
I have written about so many illustrious
I recall hearing somewhere that hitting a round baseball with a round bat squarely was the hardest thing to do in sports. Now that we measure launch angles and swing speeds and MPH of every ball hit fair or foul, I think we can say a lot of folks have