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Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson

According to MLB, Brian Helgeland, the author of L.A. Confidential and Mystic River, has been tabbed to write and direct the story about Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947.  Chadwick Boseman will play Jackie and Harrison Ford will portray Branch Rickey.  I can see Indiana Jones as Branch Rickey, can’t you? It has been [...]

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What A Night!

What A Night!

That number 42 was all over the field last night, making silly errors and then turning around and making fabulous plays to rob someone of extra bases, pitching well or hardly at all and then the best part of all – the Walk Off win.  Come to think of it, I think I’ve seen #42 [...]

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DODGERS TO CELEBRATE JACKIE ROBINSON NIGHT TOMORROW

DODGERS TO CELEBRATE JACKIE ROBINSON NIGHT TOMORROW

Don Newcombe, Tommy Lasorda, Frank Robinson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others will participate in pre-game ceremonies honoring Robinson WHAT: In celebration of Jackie Robinson Night, Tommy Davis, “Sweet” Lou Johnson, Tommy Lasorda, Hall of Famer Frank Robinson and former Laker and supporter of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be introduced on the field, as [...]

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