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Jackie Robinson and the Handshake That Broke MLB’s Color Barrier

75 years ago, on April 18, 1946, Jackie Robinson joined the Montreal Royals in his very first regular-season game — and was also the...

Jackie Robinson Was A Republican Until The GOP Became The ‘White Man’s Party’

By Chris Lamb, IUPUI On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson played his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers, forever changing baseball and society. Robinson was Black,...

Jackie Robinson Day: MLB Celebrates Robinson 75 Years After Debut

CELEBRATING JACKIE ROBINSON DAY The Associated Press Players across the majors will don Jackie Robinson’s No. 42 — and all of them in Dodger blue this...

MLB Pulls All-Star Game from Atlanta Because of New Voter Suppression Law

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Elections and the actions of lawmakers do have consequences. And because of a new voter suppression bill...

PRESS ROOM: How MLB & Clubs Are Observing Black History Month

Major League Baseball, its Clubs, and media entities (MLB Network and MLB.com) will observe Black History Month 2021 in a variety of ways, across our sport