Jackie Robinson

Sharon Robinson, Jackie Robinson’s Daughter, Reflects on Baseball in Cuba

April 4, 2016 - Jackie Robinson, News

On Opening Day, Sharon Robinson reflects on relations between the United States and Cuba and the “unifying game of baseball.”

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In Memoriam: Monte Irvin

January 13, 2016 - Jackie Robinson, News

The Jackie Robinson Foundation mourns the loss of Monte Irvin, the former Negro Leaguer and then power hitting Giant’s outfielder who joined the Major Leagues in 1949, only two years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier. Although entering a league that had become slightly more diverse in the ensuing seasons, Mr. Irvin still endured […]

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Rachel Robinson & JRF on the passing of Yogi Berra

September 23, 2015 - Jackie Robinson, News

Pictured (l to r): Leonard S. Coleman, Jr., Bill Russell, Rachel Robinson, Yogi Berra and Della Britton Baeza at the JRF Golf Classic in Montclair, NJ, 2004“My family and I very much mourn the passing of Yogi Berra. We of course admired Yogi’s contribution to the game. And Yogi and his beloved Carmen and I […]

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