Jackie Robinson

Tribute for Henry “Hank” Aaron

January 22, 2021 - Jackie Robinson, News

Today, the world lost a legend and a hero.We are profoundly heartbroken by the passing of our dear friend Henry “Hank” Aaron. A baseball icon, generous soul, and consummate gentleman, he brought out the best in everyone he encountered. His incredible wife Billye and the Aaron family are very much in the thoughts and prayers […]

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Tribute for David Dinkins

November 24, 2020 - Jackie Robinson, News

With tremendous sadness, we acknowledge the loss of former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, who died yesterday at 93 years old. As the first African American to serve as mayor of New York City after his election in 1989, he launched the Beacon initiative to foster community involvement with the hope of reducing tensions […]

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Tribute for Joe Morgan

October 13, 2020 - Jackie Robinson, News

Joe Morgan – JRF ObituaryThe Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) mourns the loss of Hall of Fame second baseman and JRF board member emeritus Joe Morgan. With an on-field career that spanned over two decades, Joe thrilled fans with his speed, dynamism and intelligent play, which earned him back-to-back MVP awards, as he helped lead the […]

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