Jackie Robinson

Wichita Police said the case is not being considered as a hate crime at this time.
Fire crews in Wichita, Kansas, found the burned bronze remnants of the prized statue that was stolen last week from a public park.
“What hurts is that I don’t know how much hope that it gives some of the young African-American kids,” the Houston Astros manager told The Associated Press.
The Jackie Robinson Museum has opened in Manhattan with a gala ceremony attended by the 100-year-old wife of the barrier-breaking ballplayer and two of his children.
“He said that life is not a spectator sport, and he lived that motto to the fullest."
The New York Yankees third baseman said he's sorry he referenced the pioneering Black baseball player in an on-field confrontation with Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson.
The New York Yankees slugger was suspended for one game after he made multiple references to Jackie Robinson while talking to the White Sox star during the weekend.
The White Sox shortstop had accused the Yankees' Josh Donaldson of a racist reference to the first Black major leaguer.
A statue of Jackie Robinson that stands outside the Brooklyn Cyclones stadium in New York City has reportedly been vandalized.
It's easy to forget that the first Black man to to ever play in the Major Leagues wasn't just a barrier breaker — he was a freak athlete who dominated the game.