Jackie Robinson Obit

On this day, 41 years ago Jackie Robinson died. Here is his obituary written by Dave Anderson and published by the New York Times on October 25, 1972

Jackie Robinson, First Black in Major Leagues, Dies

Jackie Robinson, who made history in 1947 by becoming the first black baseball player in the major leagues, suffered a heart attack in his home in Stamford, Conn., yesterday morning and died at Stamford Hospital at 7:10 A.M. He was 53 ...

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On this day… Gibson goes deep

25 years ago today, the LA Dodgers hosted the powerful Oakland A’s in the first game of the 1988 World Series. Oakland was heavily favored to crush the shorthanded Dodgers, who playing without their leader, 1988 NL MVP Kirk Gibson.
When the game started, Gibson was nowhere in sight, he was in too much pain to even come out for the introductions. After getting two cortizone shots during the day, he watched the first 26 outs of the game in the ...
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