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MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day

April 15, 1947. It’s one of the most important dates in the history of Major League Baseball. 73 years ago, Jackie Robinson made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In doing so, he became the first African-American ballplayer in the MLB. Each year on April 15, players celebrate Jackie Robinson Day …

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Derek Jeter elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Longtime New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter earned baseball’s highest honor being elected into the Hall of Fame Tuesday night and fell one vote short of a unanimous decision. The Five-Time Champion Jeter appeared on 396 of 397 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. In his 20 …

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