Jackie Robinson

“Foul ball!” That was the call made by the leaders of Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West baseball team against Little League International. The team’s leaders have…

April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day, and the most famous number 42 in sports had such an impact that he not only changed baseball, but¬†changed…

Little League Champs Challenge President Obama To Pickup Game At White House Are you game, Mr. President? When the nation’s championship Little League team visited the White House on Thursday, one of the players challenged Barack Obama to a game of hoops — mano a mano. “I told the president I wanted to face him […]

VIA:¬† JackieRobinson.Com Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia in 1919 to a family of sharecroppers. His mother, Mallie Robinson, single-handedly raised Jackie and her four other children. They were the only black family on their block, and the prejudice they encountered only strengthened their bond. From this humble beginning would grow the first […]