Tag Archives: Jackie Robinson

Murray Polner :
SPORT | Former Dodger GM’s exile from baseball: Was justice done?

Despite Al Campanis’ historic racist remark, he was a proud and honorable man who was mistreated by pro baseball’s self-righteous moral guardians. By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | August 26, 2014 I often think of Al Campanis, a … finish reading Murray Polner :
SPORT | Former Dodger GM’s exile from baseball: Was justice done?

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FILM / Dave Zirin : ’42’ is Jackie Robinson’s Bitter Pill

  A Review of ’42’:Jackie Robinson’s bitter pill This was a man tortured by the fact that his own experience was used as a cudgel against building a public, fighting movement against racial injustice. By Dave Zirin | The Rag … finish reading FILM / Dave Zirin : ’42’ is Jackie Robinson’s Bitter Pill

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Lester ‘Red’ Rodney : The Sportswriter Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Line

Sportswriter Lester “Red” Rodney, September 2007. Photograph by Byron LaGoy / Wikipedia Commons.More than a sportswriter: Lester ‘Red’ Rodney: 1911-2009By Dave Zirin / December 24, 2009 It didn’t make SportsCenter, but one of history’s most influential sportswriters died this week … finish reading Lester ‘Red’ Rodney : The Sportswriter Who Helped Break Baseball’s Color Line

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