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Keeping Jackie Robinson Day Fresh

Rob Neyer at Baseball Nation worries that Jackie Robinson Day will become routine, which, he writes, it should not.  He links to “one fantastically creative idea” from South Side Sox’s Mark Primiano.  Primiano’s idea is great, and I hope MLB … Continue reading

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The Giants Integrate

I saw the movie “42” last weekend, and thoroughly enjoyed it. It seemed pitched just perfectly for my daughters, 12 and 11, who were with me. Heroes were pretty unambiguously heroes, and villains even less ambiguously villains. The movie gets … Continue reading

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The Giants Choose Arizona Over Florida

Bill Veeck, in his autobiography, Veeck as in Wreck, writes that avoiding racism was one reason the Cactus League was established.  In the early 1940s, Veeck was the owner of the minor league Milwaukee Brewers and the team trained in … Continue reading

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