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“Walking Alone” Celebrates the Legacy of Kenny Washington
September 15, 2022
The memoir “Walking Alone: The Untold Journey of Football Pioneer Kenny Washington” descriptively tells the story of Washington and his accomplishments on and off the football field. Washington is known for breaking the color barrier in the NFL when he signed with the Los Angeles Rams in 1946. ... read more »
Dodgers Secure a “Win For Vin,” Besting Padres 8-1
August 6, 2022
The Los Angeles Dodgers return to Dodgers Stadium days after the passing of legendary sportscaster Vin Scully to defeat the San Diego Padres 8-1. This first game of their weekend series was dedicated to Scully’s life and legacy. ... read more »
Jackie Robinson Museum Opens After 14 Years of Planning
July 28, 2022
Long dreamed about and in development for longer than the big league career of the man it honors, the Jackie Robinson Museum opened Tuesday in Manhattan with a gala ceremony attended by the widow of the barrier-breaking ballplayer and two of his children. ... read more »
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American League Clinches 3-2 Victory in MLB All Star Game
July 20, 2022
With a two-run home run, Giancarlo Stanton became MVP of the 2022 MLB All-Star Game. ... read more »
L.A. Dodgers Foundation Unveils Phase Two Renovations of Gonzales Park
April 21, 2022
The families of Jackie Robinson and Clayton Kershaw visited Compton to see the Dodgers Dreamfield renovations done at Gonzales park  ... read more »
July 23: Jackie Robinson was inducted in to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, 1962
July 23, 2021
July 23: Jackie Robinson was inducted in to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame, 1962 ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Jackie Robinson
April 22, 2021
Jackie Roosevelt Robinson is one of the most iconic figures in sports history. He was born in Cairo, Georgia on January 31, 1919, and his family moved to Pasadena one year later. Seeing his brother Mack Robinson compete in track and field inspired him to pursue sports. ... read more »
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MLB reclassifies Negro Leagues as major league
December 17, 2020
Willie Mays will add some hits to his record, Monte Irvin’s big-league batting average should climb over .300 and Satchel Paige may add nearly 150 victories to his total. ... read more »
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 »
Dodgers, MLB Front Office Employees Tells HBCU Students About Sports Industry
September 3, 2020
To celebrate the legacy of Jackie Robinson, the Los Angeles Dodgers partnered with the L.A. Dodgers Foundation (LADF) to host a career panel for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students. The career panel was to show students the various occupations in Major League Baseball. ... read more »
Actor and Cultural Icon, Chadwick Boseman, Passes at 43
September 3, 2020
The talented and beloved actor leaves iconic movies and life for everyone to admire. ... read more »
Baseball honors Negro Leagues’ 100th anniversary
July 2, 2020
The celebration was moved online after a major league-wide tribute to baseball’s Black pioneers scheduled for June 27 was shelved because of the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
Honoring Our Fallen by Serving Our Living
May 28, 2020
In honor of Memorial Day, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas partnered with nonprofits and businesses to distribute donated groceries, prepared meals, and hand sanitizers to veterans and their families in South Los Angeles. ... read more / view gallery »
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 »
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