Here's a sampling of the many ways in which teams and players paid tribute to the great Jackie Robinson on Saturday. Each season on April 15, all members of Major League Baseball wear uniforms sporting the number 42, Jackie's jersey number, in honor of his legacy.
Jackie Robinson helped break down the racial barrier in Major League Baseball 70 years ago.
Rachel Robinson and her two kids Sharon and David will be in attendance for the official unveiling, and they expect as many as 200 other family members and friends to be at Dodgers Stadium, along with Dodgers legends Sandy Koufax, Vin Scully, Tommy Lasorda and Dodgers owner Magic Johnson.
Four injured in explosion on University of Idaho campus
Hospital officials say four people injured in an explosion at the University of Idaho were in good condition on Friday morning. The device used for the experiment was a galvanized metal pipe, 8 to 12 inches long and about 1.5 inches in diameter.
My father and I watched many baseball games together, including those first games that Strawberry played for the New York Mets during his rookie season in 1983.
Twenty years ago today, baseball retired Robinson's No. 42, in a dramatic announcement madeat Shea Stadium in NY by Commissioner Bud Selig, who was flanked by Robinson's widow, Rachel Robinson; and President Bill Clinton.
Even on Jackie Robinson Day, a day seems hardly sufficient. He used to come home and say, 'I got a standing ovation today.' He'd be shocked.
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The complaint, filed with an arrest warrant, charges Jakubowski with burglary, felony theft and possession of burglary tools. Jakubowski has been on the run for the past several days after allegedly stealing over a dozen guns from a a local gun shop.
The family shared numerous photos of Robinson with Cadet.
I was 6-years-old when Jackie Robinson made his last public appearance at the 1972 World Series with the Cincinnati Reds and the Oakland A's. The first 40,000 fans will receive a smaller replica. It was a time working- and middle-class men and woman of all ages, classes, races and religions commingled in the stands rooting for Jackie Robinson and his teammates, regardless of ethnic origin, game after game. "My dad was a humble person".
But, one day, he and his wife, Courtney, were watching the movie "42" - "For probably like the 100th time", Maybin said - when Robinson was depicted playing for a minor league team wearing No. 9. "There's still lots and lots of struggles in this world and it's a very complicated place".
Lavrov says Russian Federation has lots of questions about the "very ambiguous" and "contradictory" ideas coming from the U.S. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov blasted USA claims that it has "irrefutable evidence" of election interference.
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson steps off his plane at Pisa Military Airport in Pisa, Italy, on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Alfano says the idea was raised at a meeting in Lucca, Italy, by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
At the trailer launch, Sachin Tendulkar emphasised on the World Cup victory, hailing it as the highest point of his career. The trailer itself is showing how Sachin Tendulkar transformed from a wild child to a Virtuous Hero.
Among most 2017 National Basketball Association playoff predictions, the Warriors aren't expected to need more than five games. Before the team's Wednesday night game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Lillard joined the CSN Northwest's pregame show.
Dave Dillon of the Society of Actuaries says growth in underlying medical expenses could drive coverage prices up 10% or more. District judge found that Congress did not specifically authorize the payments, making the expenditure unconstitutional.
"The manner in which they were killed is consistent with the modus operandi of MS-13", Sini told reporters. Crime Stoppers is offering a fast cash reward of $25,000 for information that leads to an arrest.
The 2017 National Basketball Association off-season just started for the New York Knicks and it is already a disaster. After Jackson's remarks, Anthony posted a message - presumably for Jackson - on his Twitter and Instagram accounts.
He shot cellphone video from the sidewalk while gusty winds whipped flames across the roof of the Via Bellagio shops. County spokesman Erik Pappa says officials found no building code violations at the resort.
Known for taking up bold roles, Vidya is back with yet another hard-hitting story in her upcoming film "Begum Jaan" . Directed by Srijit Mukherji , Begum Jaan is based on an incident at the time of India and Pakistan partition.
Jury begin 6th day of deliberations in Aaron Hernandez trial
Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado were shot to death as they waited at a stoplight in the early morning of July 16, 2012. Hernandez was also acquitted Friday of shooting Bradley in the face months later to try to silence him as a witness.
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The standard S8 has a 5.8-inch 1440p sAMOLED "Infinity Display" while the S8+ has to do with a 6.2-inch 1440p version of the same. Samsung Electronics again released its virtual reality headset Gear VR and Gear 360 camera that can be powered by the Galaxy S8.
Iranian President Rouhani to seek second term
He is also a member of the Assembly of Experts, an all-cleric body that will rule on Khamenei's succession. The presidential candidates can enroll for presidential elections on April 11-16.
Easter egg hunts to explore around Kamloops
Photos will be taken with the Easter Bunny by FeVa Fotos for a small donation of $5.00, to help with Kiwanis children's projects. No one's sure when the egg hunt started, Auxiliary member Marian Melcher said, but it was probably sometime in the 1960s.
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Early dinosaur cousins had crocodile-like features
Researchers on Wednesday described fossils of a long-necked, four-legged, meat-eating reptile called Teleocrater rhadinus. This old ancestor is apparently the missing link between dinosaurs and the ancient crocodilian ancestors they had.
One For Arthur adds tartan touch to Grand National
William Hill trading director Terry Pattinson said: "Early signs are that we won in England but got stuffed in Scotland". He added: "I was injured on 9 March, I got a heavy fall on the novice chase and that was four weeks ago on Thursday".