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.
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.
Major League Baseball issued a statement criticizing legislation in Arizona that Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a few hours later.
Jackie Robinson’s 1947 Rookie of the Year award for the season he broke baseball’s color barrier has sold for $401,968.
The state Assembly approved a resolution Monday urging Los Angeles and several surrounding cities to rename Manchester Avenue and Firestone Boulevard.
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.
Baseball has scored a rare hit in Hollywood, while another American institution — Tom Cruise — has delivered his latest hit overseas.
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.
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.
Baseball is more than a pastime for singer Carly Simon.