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CELEBRATION OF LIFE: MLB Great Bob Gibson Dies at 84
October 9, 2020
Gibson emerged as a raw, but immensely talented rookie who would not be denied stardom. He became a full-time starting pitcher in July 1961 and earned his first All-Star appearance in 1962. Gibson won two of three games he pitched in the 1964 World Series, then won 20 games in a season for the first time in 1965. Gibson also pitched three complete game victories in the 1967 World Series. ... read more »
Friends and Colleagues Celebrate the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis
July 23, 2020
FORMER PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA  “Considering his enormous impact on the history of this country, what always struck those who met John was his gentleness and humility. Born into modest means in the heart of the Jim Crow South, he understood that he was just one of a long line of heroes in the struggle for racial justice. Early on, he embraced the principles of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience as the means to bring about real change in this country, understanding that such tactics had the power not only to change laws, but to change hearts and minds as well.”  ... read more »
Hank Aaron Still Fighting for More Diversity in Baseball
August 5, 2019
ATLANTA (AP) — When Brian Hunter and other former major league players were in the presence of Hank Aaron, they acted like teenagers, standing, pointing and trying to get pictures when he entered the room. ... read more »
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Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (8/2-8/8/18)
August 4, 2018
notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (2/9-2/15 2017)
February 10, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Hank Aaron Featured in Smithsonian Documentary Series
February 24, 2016
The Smithsonian Channel collaborated with Major League Baseball to create Major League Legends, a four-part documentary series that examine the lives of four outstanding baseball players in history. ... read more »
Little League Star Mo’ne Davis meets Hank Aaron During a Civil Rights Movement Tour
July 2, 2015
After making history at the Little League World Series, pitching phenom Mo’ne Davis traveled to learn about her history. ... read more »
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