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Baseball emulates Robinson’s strides.

Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Apr 16, 2014 6:21 am

Baseball emulates Robinson’s strides
On the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, baseball deserves plenty of praise.
By Ronald Blum

NEW YORK — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades. Jackson traveled to baseball’s 1992 winter meetings to criticize its lack of minorities in management, and he pushed for change...

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