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Jackie Robinson’s historic barrier-breaking feat celebrated its 70th anniversary last week, but a pair of forgotten Black baseball players might have some right to Number 42’s historic claim. William Edward White and Moses Fleetwood Walker are credited as players who integrated the MLB many years before Robinson. Very little is known about White but what […]

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This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut in Major League Baseball, shattering the color barrier in a sport Blacks dominated in their own leagues. The Los Angeles Dodgers will erect a statue in honor of the late Hall Of Fame star, which will serve as a lasting reminder of Robinson’s baseball legacy. […]

Lamar and his label Top Dawg Music are being sued for using a Bill Withers sample in his song “I Do This,” featured on his 2013 mixtape.

On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.

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In a sad story reported earlier this week, former Major League Baseball player Darryl Hamilton, 50, who was an on-air personality for the MLB Network,…

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Minnie Minoso, Chicago’s first Major League Baseball’s star died last Sunday at the age of 90. A native of Cuba, Minoso was also the MLB’s…

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This month marks the 40th anniversary of baseball legend Hank Aaron’s home run record. On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s record by hitting…

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His nicknames were as magical as his game. Ozzie Smith, “The Wizard,” or “The Wizard of Oz,” is a retired major league baseball legend who…

The Jackie Robinson statue that sits outside MCU Park in Coney Island was found defaced with racial slurs and graffiti Wednesday, according to the NY…

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If you’ve been wondering how former NFL player turned sports analyst turned educator Deion Sanders is doing after his second divorce, finalized just last week,…

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Roland Martin talks with former MLB player Harold Reynolds about the several African-American prospects who are projected to be drafted in the 2013 Major League…

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I’ve given it a lot of thought: it’s still an insult. I’m talking about Jackie Robinson’s integration of Major League Baseball way back in 1947.…