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Published Date: 4/11/2014
For six decades, segregation kept some of baseball's greatest athletes from playing in the major leagues – until April 15, 1947, when former Negro League player Jackie Robinson made his debut as a Brooklyn Dodger. We a look back at some of the stars of the Negro...
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Published Date: 2/28/2014
From Jackie Robinson to Mother Teresa to Christopher Reeve, join us as we remember and honor people who inspired us with their courage and achievements. Click any photo to learn more.
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Published Date: 6/26/2013
On the 20th anniversary of Roy Campanella’s death, we look at a few amazing accomplishments of this baseball trailblazer...
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Published Date: 1/31/2013
Jackie Robinson is well known for a certain iconic "first" – but his entry into Major League Baseball was just one of many things he did before anyone else...
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Published Date: 8/24/2012
In the 1950s, Althea Gibson joined the ranks of trailblazers like Jackie Robinson when she became the first black woman to compete on the world tennis tour...
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Published Date: 11/13/2011
Baseball legend Buck O'Neil would have been 100 years old today. He may not be quite as well known as Jackie Robinson, but he was every bit as much a barrier-smasher...
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