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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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