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Frank Robinson, MLB’s First Black Manager and Hall of Famer Dies at 83
February 7, 2019
First-ballot Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who was Major League Baseball’s first Black manager, has died at the age of 83 after a prolonged battle with bone cancer. Robinson is one of the most groundbreaking figures in MLB history. He heavily impacted the integration of Black players into the league. Nearly a decade after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1946, Robinson broke into the majors earning Rookie of the Year honors in 1956 while playing for the Cincinnati Reds. ... read more »
Pop-Up Museum Opening at Dodger Stadium
November 30, 2018
A pop-up museum celebrating the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson and the inaugural class of the Legends of Dodger Baseball will open today at Dodger Stadium. ... read more »
Hayes Pullard’s 4th Annual Youth Football Camp
July 26, 2018
Hayes Pullard III, linebacker for the Los Angeles Chargers, hosted his 4th annual youth football camp at the Jackie Robinson Stadium at Dorsey High School in his hometown of Los Angeles on Saturday, July 14, 2018. More than 10 current NFL players including: Adoree Jackson (Titans), Antwaun Woods (Titans), Bene Benwikere (Cardinals), Paul Richardson (Redskins), Shaq Richardson (Raiders), Keith Smith (Raiders), Randall Telfer (Chiefs), TJ McDonald (Dolphins), Marqise Lee (Jaguars), and Xavier Grimble (Steelers) were in attendance. ... read more / watch video »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (4/19-4/25/18)
April 19, 2018
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 »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (9/28-10/4/17)
September 28, 2017
Notes, quotes, and things picked on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kenny Young
September 14, 2017
Young, a sociology major, earned the 2017 Academic and Student Services Success Award. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (5/11-5/17/17)
May 11, 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 »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (5/4-5/10/2017)
May 4, 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 »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (4/20-4/26/17)
April 21, 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 »
Dodgers Stadium Honors Jackie Robinson with Statue 
April 19, 2017
The unveiling of the new Jackie Robinson statue at Dodgers Stadium brought together people who were affected by and a part of the baseball player’s tremendous legacy. ... read more »
California State Assembly Passes Resolution Commemorating Legacy of Jackie Robinson
April 15, 2017
Robinson was born January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia and was raised in Pasadena, California. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (1/12-1/18/17)
January 12, 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 »
Jackie Robinson and King Became Friends Through Civil Rights
January 11, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King encouraged several athletes to speak out on civil rights. He even encouraged baseball icon Jackie Robinson. ... read more »
National Sports Beat
April 22, 2016
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 »
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