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Dodgers to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day against Giants

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers will join the rest of Major League Baseball in celebrating Jackie Robinson Day April 15, with his widow, Rachel and daughter Sharon participating in a pre-game ceremony. The ceremony will also include 11 Jackie Robinson Foundation scholars and alumni and previous regional winners of the “Breaking Barriers: In Read More…

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Dodgers host annual Civil Rights Game on Jackie Robinson Day

LOS ANGELES — Dodger Stadium was home to Major League Baseball’s ninth annual Civil Rights Game April 15, which coincided with Jackie Robinson Day for the first time. Robinson’s widow, Rachel, participated in the first pitch ceremony before the Los Angeles Dodgers-Seattle Mariners game along with Robinson’s former teammates Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax and Read More…