Rochelle Riley: Jackie Robinson's legacy includes supporting young scholars …
How Jackie Robinson (and Branch Rickey) created rock 'n' roll. April 15, 2012. On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first black major-league baseball player in America.
"Jackie Robinson: A Memorabilia Exhibit" is a special one-day exhibit from 11 am to 3 pm tomorrow at Cary Memorial Library, featuring photo, autographs, cards, magazines and more from the collection of Lexington resident Stephen Schlein.
In 1947 Jackie Robinson's exploits earned for him the first Rookie of the Year, at the advanced baseball age of twenty-eight, and now the award bears his name. In 1949 he won a batting title, was named the National League
On April 15th, 1947—65 years ago today—Jackie Robinson integrated the major leagues when he played in his first baseball game for the Brooklyn Dodgers. This event had been a long time in the making: Dodgers general
Amber Spears, a Cass Tech grad now at the University of Michigan, is a Jackie Robinson Scholar. She has helped to feed families and raised money for Haiti. / ANDRE J. JACKSON/DETROIT FREE PRESS Robinson talks with Phillies manager Ben Chapman before