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UCLA Honors Robinson Before USC Game, Retires No. 42 For All Teams

UCLA is honoring Jackie Robinson by retiring the former four-sport athlete’s iconic No. 42 for all of its athletic teams.

11/22/2014

Jackie Robinson's Hall of Fame plaque. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment)

UCLA Names Athletics Complex After Jackie Robinson

UCLA has named a conglomeration of athletic facilities after Jackie Robinson, the four-sport Bruins star who broke baseball’s color barrier.

11/21/2014

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Vin Scully Remembers Former Brooklyn Dodger Don Zimmer

Don Zimmer wasn’t a fixture in baseball forever. It just seemed that way.

06/04/2014

Juan Uribe (R) of the Los Angeles Dodgers is congratulated by Tim Fedorwicz (L) after Uribe's solo home run against the San Francisco Giants in the top of the second inning at AT&T Park on April 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jansen Blows Save, Offense Stalls As Dodgers Fall To Giants 3-2 In Extra Innings

Juan Uribe was 2-for-4 with a solo home run as the Dodgers out-dueled Tim Lincecum in a stalemate on Jackie Robinson Night, 2-1, to open the 2014 season 8-1 on the road for the first time since the 1977 National League Championship run.

04/16/2014

A statue of Pee Wee Reese (L) and Jackie Robinson, stands after being cleaned of racist graffiti on August 9, 2013 in the Coney Island neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Robinson broke the color barrier for Major League Baseball in 1947 when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and Reese was a teammate and supporter. The statue, which was unveiled in 2005, was recently defaced with racist graffitti and the city recently finished restoring the statue using sandblasting and powerwashing to remove the graffiti. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Baseball Marks 67th Anniversary Of Jackie Robinson’s Debut With Brooklyn Dodgers

Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

04/15/2014

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MLB Criticized Vetoed Arizona Bill On Refusal Of Service To Gays

Major League Baseball issued a statement criticizing legislation in Arizona that Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a few hours later.

02/26/2014

Jackie Robinson (courtesy Los Angeles Dodgers)

Jackie Robinson’s Rookie Award Sells For $402,000

Jackie Robinson’s 1947 Rookie of the Year award for the season he broke baseball’s color barrier has sold for $401,968.

01/13/2014

Jackie Robinson (courtesy Los Angeles Dodgers)

South LA Street Could Be Named For Jackie Robinson

The state Assembly approved a resolution Monday urging Los Angeles and several surrounding cities to rename Manchester Avenue and Firestone Boulevard.

09/09/2013

Rachel Robinson, Jackie Robinson's widow arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' '42' at the Chinese Theatre on April 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Ball From Historic Debut Of Jackie Robinson Up For Auction

When Artie Gore made his major league debut, his fellow umpires autographed a ball and gave it to him as a keepsake. Now it’s being auctioned off for more than $20,000 — and not just because it was used in an umpire’s first game 66 years ago.

07/15/2013

Jackie Robinson's Hall of Fame plaque. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment)

’42′ Scores At Home, Cruise Dominates Overseas

Baseball has scored a rare hit in Hollywood, while another American institution — Tom Cruise — has delivered his latest hit overseas.

04/14/2013

(left to right) Roy Campanella, Don Newcombe and Jackie Robinson in an undated photo. (courtesy Los Angeles Dodgers)

LA Marks ‘Jackie Robinson Day’

It’s a big day for the legendary No. 42 in the Southland, with a movie based on his trailblazing career set to debut and the City Council marking the anniversary of his legacy.

04/12/2013

This undated file photo shows baseball star Jackie Robinson as he signs a then-record contract to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers in New York. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Dodgers, MLB To Commemorate ‘Jackie Robinson Night’

The Los Angeles Dodgers will join all of Major League Baseball in commemorating Jackie Robinson Night at Friday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

04/15/2011

After Party For "You're So Vain" At The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

Jackie Robinson Called Carly Simon His ‘Lucky Charm’

Baseball is more than a pastime for singer Carly Simon.

04/12/2011

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