Jackie Robinson

National Museum of American Jewish History Explores America’s Favorite Pastime in Chasing Dreams Groundbreaking Exhibition Opens in Philadelphia March 13, 2014

There are people whose contributions to baseball history went far beyond mere batting averages or stolen bases. They didn’t just play the game, they changed the game.

George Henley's Brooklyn Dodger Collection

I just saw the movie 42 today and then I got an email about a great Brooklyn Dodger memorabilia collection from http://www.newyork.com/articles/new-york-moment/discover-george-heneys-w...

This is a short well done piece about the team my mother still loves and it was fun to relive that. George is a real New Yorker and a tremendous collector as well.

Sports Book Reviews

(HARVEY FROMMER IS AT WORK ON A BOOK ON THE FIRST SUPER BOWL, 1967. ANYONE WITH CONTACTS, STORIES, SUGGESTIONS, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH).

“Nailed,” “501 Baseball Books Fans Must Read before They Die” and much more . . .

Writing About Jackie Robinson: An Experience at Once Moving, Poignant, Inspirational

With the release of the new film focused on “Number 42,” interest in Jackie Robinson has been revived and rightfully so. He is an important historical figure. And I had the opportunity to do a lot of writing about Jack Roosevelt Robinson in several of my books.
So for your reading pleasure, a tasting menu.
One of the perks I have experienced in writing sports books and articles has been the interesting characters I have met, the friendships I have made.

Jackie Robinson Remembered (from the vault)

He was born in Cairo, Georgia on the last day of January in 1919, and died on October 24, 1972 in Stamford, Connecticut. A chilly April 15, 1947 was the day he broke baseball's color barrier at Ebbets Field, the lone black man wearing the ice cream white uniform of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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