The http://www.jackierobinson.org/Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) will commemorate the one hundredth birthday of its namesake with a year-long schedule of events in 2019 that will benefit the organization’s scholarship and education programs as well as the future Jackie[…]
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – In 1947, the National Pastime truly became America’s game when Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby integrated baseball. The United States Congress announced the introduction of legislation that will celebrate and honor these[…]
Jackie Robinson’s original professional baseball contracts with the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Montreal Royals which were in a Brooklyn historian’s safe-deposit box until a few years ago, will be offered for sale by Goldin Auctions[…]
Jackie Robinson‘s original professional baseball contracts with the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Montreal Royals which were in a Brooklyn historian’s safe-deposit box until a few years ago, will be offered for sale by Goldin Auctions[…]
In his home, above a second-floor pool table, 21-year Major League pitcher LaTroy Hawkins has a mural featuring Negro League stars, including Josh Gibson, Hilton Smith and others. Among the players most cognizant of baseball[…]
The New York Gotham’s National League membership application. A Lou Gehrig game-used bat. Sandy Koufax‘s rookie card. Joe DiMaggio‘s Yankees contract. Those are just four of the dozens of items with New York ties in[…]
One of the landmark moments not for just sports, but for civil rights in America, occurred in 1947 when Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager Branch Rickey signed Jackie Robinson to a contract and made Robinson the[…]
Taking a look at some of the American League Rookies that should be on your radar for the remainder of the 2011 season.
New addition Jesse Pagagua makes his Gotham Baseball debut with a look at the career of Brooklyn Dodger legend Pete Reiser.
On October 22, 1982, Jose Cano named his newborn son Robinson in tribute to the heroic Jackie Robinson, an African American baseball player who would come to be remembered as the man who broke the[…]