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Jackie Robinson

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Former Pittsburgh Pirates Owner Kevin McClatchy Opens Up About Being Gay

Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy talks candidly for the first time on local television about being gay, owning the Pirates, and how it’s time for sports to change.

05/06/2013

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Fritz Ostermueller’s Daughter Unhappy With “42″ Portrayal

A former Pirates pitcher is one of the main villains in “42″- the movie about Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color line.

05/04/2013

1997 Jackie Robinson Tribute Album- Various Artists Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Beyond the Baselines: The Jackie Robinson Story In Music

With the Jackie Robinson biopic “42″ hitting movie theaters and Major League Baseball celebrating Jackie Robinson Day on Monday, April 15, the man who broke baseball’s color line at Brooklyn’s Ebbett’s Field in 1947 has come alive once again to a whole new generation of people who might not realize what Robinson or his legacy means to our lives today.

93-7 The Fan–04/13/2013

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New Jackie Robinson Movie Also Tells Pittsburgh Story

In April of 1947 Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field and the game was changed forever.

04/12/2013

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Colin Dunlap: Sports Icon Statues About To Get Real Cheap

Remember when statues of sports icons were reserved for men of true character?

02/11/2013