Jackie Robinson News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

Extended Interview: Ken Burns, April 10

Filmmaker Ken Burns sat down with "Face the Nation" host John Dickerson to discuss his new documentary "Jackie Robinson." The documentary airs tonight and tomorrow on PBS and follows the life of baseball legend Jackie Robinson.

jackie robinson - CBS News
8:55pm PDT - April 15th, 2021

Web Extra: Jackie Robinson and his life after baseball

In this "Face the Nation" Web Extra, filmmaker Ken Burns talks about Jackie Robinson's involvement with the Civil Rights Movement after his retirement from baseball. Burns' new documentary "Jackie Robinson" airs Monday and Tuesday on PBS.

jackie robinson - CBS News
8:45pm PDT - April 15th, 2021

FTN: Page 2

Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the campaign stops Republican and Democrat presidential candidates are making in New York. Also Ken Burns previews his documentary on Jackie Robinson.

jackie robinson - CBS News
8:02pm PDT - April 15th, 2021

Ken Burns on Jackie Robinson: He was “a freedom rider before freedom rides”

Filmmaker Ken Burns previews his new documentary 'Jackie Robinson,' which airs Monday and Tuesday nights on PBS. Burns sits down with John Dickerson to discuss the “utterly human” story behind one of baseball’s greatest legends.

jackie robinson - CBS News
8:01pm PDT - April 15th, 2021

Filmmaker Ken Burns on his latest documentary, "Jackie Robinson"

Ken Burns talks with "Face the Nation" about his latest documentary, which explores the life and legacy of baseball great and civil rights pioneer Jackie Robinson.

jackie robinson - CBS News
5:11pm PDT - April 15th, 2021

Bezos vows to make Amazon "Earth's Best Employer"

Bezos said in a letter to shareholders that he isn't comforted by the failure of the unionization effort in Bessemer, Alabama.

jackie robinson - CBS News
2:45pm PDT - April 15th, 2021

If Jackie Robinson were alive today, he'd be speaking out against injustice, sportswriter says

Players across Major League Baseball are honoring the contributions of the legendary Jackie Robinson on the anniversary of the day he broke the color barrier. Bill Rhoden of The Undefeated spoke with CBSN's Tanya Rivero about the state of baseball and Black A…

jackie robinson - CBS News
2:38pm PDT - April 15th, 2021

Jackie Robinson Day: 4 Facts About His Jersey No. 42, Now Retired in MLB

Jackie Robinson wore different numbers before appearing with the Brooklyn Dodgers, and there are many stories about No. 42.

jackie robinson - Newsweek
10:48am PDT - April 15th, 2021

MLB The Show 21: New Features, Updates to Top Modes and Latest Trailers

MLB The Show's release date is just days away—one day, if you preordered the Jackie Robinson Edition—and it's a historic one for baseball's top simulation. For the first time, The Show is coming to Xbox platforms...

jackie robinson - Bleacher Report
7:21am PDT - April 15th, 2021

Yes, Jackie Robinson was a Republican. He also would be against the GOP's baseball boycott.

Jackie Robinson Day, April 15, would have rightly opened Major League Baseball up to awkward questions if it hadn't moved the game from Atlanta to Denver.

jackie robinson - MSNBC
6:26am PDT - April 15th, 2021

Jackie Robinson Day: MLB having Michele Meyer-Shipp's voice is 'big step' for Black equality in baseball

The numbers continue to be bleak in MLB on Jackie Robinson Day with only 7.5% of the Opening Day rosters consisting of Black players.

jackie robinson - USA Today
5:43am PDT - April 15th, 2021

On Jackie Robinson Day, remembering 'The Handshake of the Century'

Though April 15 is the anniversary of Jackie Robinson's first MLB game, there were other crucial events, such as "The Handshake of the Century."

jackie robinson - USA Today
4:47am PDT - April 15th, 2021

Jackie Robinson Day 2021: All You Need To Know As MLB Celebrates First African American Player

All 30 clubs will honor Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier in 1947, on April 15 and April 16.

jackie robinson - Newsweek
4:10am PDT - April 15th, 2021

'MLB The Show 21' Release Time: When and How to Play Latest Game Early

Those who subscribe to Xbox Game Pass can play for free.

jackie robinson - Newsweek
12:00am PDT - April 15th, 2021

MLB The Show 21: Fernando Tatis Jr.'s Cover, Trailers, New Gameplay Features

The upcoming release of MLB The Show 21 will be met with great fanfare thanks in no small part to cover athlete Fernando Tatis Jr ....

jackie robinson - Bleacher Report
10:21am PDT - April 14th, 2021

Covid in Scotland: Government 'failed' social care sector during pandemic

The health secretary says mistakes were made when patients were discharged from hospital to care homes during the pandemic.

jackie robinson - BBC News
11:26am PDT - April 8th, 2021

Babe Ruth and Chadwick Boseman? Alabama HS baseball team 'connected with greatness' at Rickwood Field

Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron are some of the names associated with Rickwood Field in Birmingham.

jackie robinson - USA Today
5:16pm PDT - April 4th, 2021

Opinion: MLB pulling All-Star Game from Georgia is league's most important move since Jackie Robinson

Major League Baseball made its boldest move since integration by pulling the All-Star Game following a bevy of voter restrictions in Georgia.

jackie robinson - USA Today
3:34pm PDT - April 2nd, 2021

US hunger crisis persists, especially for kids, older adults

PHOENIX (AP) — America is starting to claw its way out of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, but food insecurity persists, especially for children and older adults. Food...

jackie robinson - Associated Press
1:14pm PDT - April 1st, 2021

Stripping Chicago Little League team of title was racist, supporters say

Little League officials stripped Chicago's Jackie Robinson West team of its national championship title because it violated league rules. Parents and critics say the decision was racist. CBSN's Michelle Miller and Elaine Quijano have more.

jackie robinson - CBS News
6:03pm PDT - March 30th, 2021

Adults cause kids to lose Little League championship title

The 13 kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League squad, who battled their way to the 2014 national championships, have had their title stripped over "blatant cheating" by adults. Dean Reynolds reports.

jackie robinson - CBS News
5:23pm PDT - March 30th, 2021

Jackie Robinson West's Little League title revoked

Little League officials have stripped the Jackie Robinson West team of its championship title after discovering they violated rules. CBSN's Michelle Miller and Clarissa Ward report on the move.

jackie robinson - CBS News
4:54pm PDT - March 30th, 2021

Jackie Robinson West may lose Little League title

Little League officials are investigating whether the U.S. champion team used ineligible players during last year's World Series.

jackie robinson - CBS News
4:24pm PDT - March 30th, 2021

Obamas welcome Little League champs to White House

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League team got special treatment Thursday as they went for a visit to Washington, D.C. The league got a tour of the White House and a candid shot with the president and the first lady. Bill Plante spoke to two young men …

jackie robinson - CBS News
11:22pm PDT - March 26th, 2021

Jackie Robinson West All Stars receive homecoming grand salute

The Little League heroes were greeted by fans and the media after arriving at Midway Airport in Chicago. The team will also receive a homecoming parade capped with a rally at Millenium Park. Sharyn Alfonsi reports.

jackie robinson - CBS News
6:33am PDT - March 24th, 2021

The great Dick Schaap, quoting a conversation he had with Jackie Robinson after Roger Kahn mentioned how people around baseball didn't think a young Mickey Mantle was all that smart. "Shit," said Robinson, "we got plenty of guys that dumb, but we don't have anybody that good."

The Draft Analyst (@TheDraftAnalyst)
12:25pm PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @SpotsySchools: LAST CALL - The @FXBGNats are offering FIVE @germannacc scholarships for the winners of the GCC/FredNats Jackie Robinso…

Fredericksburg Nationals (@FXBGNats)
12:24pm PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @SpotsySchools: LAST CALL - The @FXBGNats are offering FIVE @germannacc scholarships for the winners of the GCC/FredNats Jackie Robinso…

Knights Football (@SpotsyFootball)
12:21pm PDT - May 17th, 2021

Can we normalize tax day on not April 15th? April 15th is Jackie Robinson Day and I'd much rather celebrate that than do my taxes.

Shana Westlake (@ShanaWestlake)
11:57am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @RealDanHo: The 1964 Republican National Convention was not very different from a MAGA rally. Barry Goldwater plays Trump — and Jackie R…

Jack Kolinski (@DonQuixote1950)
11:20am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @RealDanHo: The 1964 Republican National Convention was not very different from a MAGA rally. Barry Goldwater plays Trump — and Jackie R…

Thomas Favalora (@ThomasFavalora)
10:55am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @BarackObama: Happy 90th birthday to Willie Mays! If it wasn't for folks like Willie and Jackie Robinson, I might never have made it to…

Alberto Islas (@AlbertoIslas)
10:52am PDT - May 17th, 2021
FCPS 150th Drive-Through Celebration

Fredericksburg Nationals Stadium
May 25, 2021

Preschool, HMES & LUES
3:00-4:00 P.M.

W-GMS & JMHS
4:00-5:00 P.M.

Fredericksburg Nationals
42 Jackie Robinson Way

Visit the division's website for more information. https://t.co/pRLo9m7ztZ

FCPS 150th Drive-Through Celebration Fredericksburg Nationals Stadium May 25, 2021 Preschool, HMES & LUES 3:00-4:00 P.M. W-GMS & JMHS 4:00-5:00 P.M. Fredericksburg Nationals 42 Jackie Robinson Way Visit the division's website for more information. https://t.co/pRLo9m7ztZ

FXBG Schools (@FredSchools)
10:31am PDT - May 17th, 2021

It’s crazy to think that Jackie Robinson was so good at baseball that they said “we don’t care if he’s black we gotta get him on the team”

joshua (@NappyRoots69)
10:20am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @Jo_GotGame: Niggas be driving on the Jackie like they got something to prove... Champ, I’m good. I don’t wanna put my shit in Sport Mod…

teri (@terilynnicolee)
9:55am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @RealDanHo: The 1964 Republican National Convention was not very different from a MAGA rally. Barry Goldwater plays Trump — and Jackie R…

TSgt Kevin Edwards (Retired) (@KLE1967)
9:47am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @JCUAlumni: Join us for the next installment of A.C.E.S. with John McMurray M.S., J.D. of the SABR, as he explores the legacy of Larry…

Dave Vitatoe (@JCUAlumDirector)
9:46am PDT - May 17th, 2021

Mood be swinging like Jackie Robinson

Saxy G (@GWJr_Sax_Man)
9:41am PDT - May 17th, 2021

RT @CodeGOTV: @jayxholloway 1.Griffey Jr. 2. Barry Larkin 3. Jackie Robinson. 4. Pete Rose 5. Mike Trout

Black Man Joy (@jayxholloway)
5:51pm PDT - May 14th, 2021

So Jackie Robinson wore 5 with the @kscitymonarchs. George Brett wore 5 with the @Royals. Numbers are being switched up all over the league in the @NFL this season. C’mon @PatrickMahomes... do it! This is the year to do it! I want that synergy!! #ChiefsKingdom #TogetherRoyal

JamesP (@JJPJ86)
5:39pm PDT - May 14th, 2021

Just beat this absolute godsquad that had 99 Chipper, 99 Big Papi, 99 Jackie Robinson and Mike Trout 9-1. Feels good man

⚡️ (@Adrian_Vega_27)
5:37pm PDT - May 14th, 2021
George Jeffcoat was the last player in the Dodgers franchise to wear jersey number 42 before Jackie Robinson. He wore the jersey during the 1939 season. https://t.co/uoi4MREQxx

George Jeffcoat was the last player in the Dodgers franchise to wear jersey number 42 before Jackie Robinson. He wore the jersey during the 1939 season. https://t.co/uoi4MREQxx

Play For The Grandstands (@ForGrandstands)
5:26pm PDT - May 14th, 2021

RT @SportsbyBrooks: Jackie Robinson said on Jan. 26, 1970, on WNET-TV that he wholeheartedly supported the 1968 Olympic medal stand protest…

SportsbyBrooks (@SportsbyBrooks)
5:10pm PDT - May 14th, 2021

RT @LegendsSports3: Armed Forces Day is May 15th & MLB is honoring those serving & who have served at games this weekend. #MLB #ArmedForces

Chamelio Salamander (@Furiou3Dawg)
4:39pm PDT - May 14th, 2021

Jackie Robinson and Kansas City’s Negro Leagues Baseball Museum https://t.co/hsikJWf3Oj

Diana Lambdin Meyer (@mojotraveler)
4:31pm PDT - May 14th, 2021
RT @BaseballQuotes1: A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. -Jackie Robinson https://t.co/9Ipbpik9FK

RT @BaseballQuotes1: A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives. -Jackie Robinson https://t.co/9Ipbpik9FK

Jamie Toole (@JamieToole)
4:28pm PDT - May 14th, 2021

RT @RedTRaccoonV2: My 10 year-old son just wrote an essay about Jackie Robinson. His thesis is that Robinson's success was because of the…

Laura McNamara (@mcnamaraorama)
4:11pm PDT - May 14th, 2021

RT @TVKiese: A tip of the cap to former WCIN-AM sports director & "Sportlight" host Bill Meridith, who has died at 94. He did high school…

Matthew J. Loeffler (@CoachLoeffler)
4:09pm PDT - May 14th, 2021

RT @Chris_Creegan: From Out of Bounds: British Black and Asian Poets. Edited by Jackie Kay, James Proctor and Gemma Robinson. Published by…

Kieran Daly (@talktokieran)
12:38am PDT - May 14th, 2021

RT @BarackObama: Happy 90th birthday to Willie Mays! If it wasn't for folks like Willie and Jackie Robinson, I might never have made it to…

PEMG Radio (@PEMGRadio)
12:12am PDT - May 14th, 2021

RT @RedTRaccoonV2: Jackie Robinson is a major part of the curriculum for him in 5th grade. For a few months now, my son has taught me so m…

Dr. John Bartlein (@studiomutt)
12:01am PDT - May 14th, 2021

RT @RedTRaccoonV2: My 10 year-old son just wrote an essay about Jackie Robinson. His thesis is that Robinson's success was because of the…

Dr. John Bartlein (@studiomutt)
11:56pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @BeisbolFrank: Ok time to put some good juju out there. One lucky follower to RT this tweet will receive a copy of MLB The Show 21 Jacki…

MJ (@MixMasterMike23)
11:40pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @BarackObama: Happy 90th birthday to Willie Mays! If it wasn't for folks like Willie and Jackie Robinson, I might never have made it to…

andre (@andre21212045)
11:23pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @BarackObama: Happy 90th birthday to Willie Mays! If it wasn't for folks like Willie and Jackie Robinson, I might never have made it to…

卡萨布兰卡 (@tfjneQaQi6WHrD3)
11:22pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @BarackObama: Happy 90th birthday to Willie Mays! If it wasn't for folks like Willie and Jackie Robinson, I might never have made it to…

Victor Peña (@VictorP89306280)
11:14pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @BarackObama: Happy 90th birthday to Willie Mays! If it wasn't for folks like Willie and Jackie Robinson, I might never have made it to…

Kim Jones (@Jone59338097Kim)
11:11pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @NoTimeZone_: @DewaneMutunga "I father, I Brooklyn Dodger them I Jack, I Rob, I sin Awww man, I'm Jackie Robinson Except when I run base…

Action Jackson doing number$ (@RoBWill850)
10:10pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @BeisbolFrank: Ok time to put some good juju out there. One lucky follower to RT this tweet will receive a copy of MLB The Show 21 Jacki…

Michael Reyes (@reyes4real)
10:03pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @JeffreyGuterman: Radio broadcast of Boston Braves at Brooklyn Dodgers on this date May 13 in 1950. Red Barber is announcer. Jackie Robi…

DeepVard (@deepvard)
9:53pm PDT - May 13th, 2021
2 affinity team divisions down 4 to go until 99 Jackie Robinson.

#MLBTheShow21 https://t.co/O7pAcFIZxh

2 affinity team divisions down 4 to go until 99 Jackie Robinson. #MLBTheShow21 https://t.co/O7pAcFIZxh

(@Sportvideogamer)
9:47pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @NoTimeZone_: @DewaneMutunga "I father, I Brooklyn Dodger them I Jack, I Rob, I sin Awww man, I'm Jackie Robinson Except when I run base…

D.O.L.L.A. Stovi (@TheRealStovi)
9:47pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @NegroLeagueFilm: Joe Louis was born #otd 1914. He was a change agent beyond the Boxing Ring. #DYK he and Jackie Robinson became friends…

thom loverro (@thomloverro)
9:39pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @JeffreyGuterman: Radio broadcast of Boston Braves at Brooklyn Dodgers on this date May 13 in 1950. Red Barber is announcer. Jackie Robi…

Ruben Michaels (@MicaelsRuben)
9:36pm PDT - May 13th, 2021

RT @BarackObama: Happy 90th birthday to Willie Mays! If it wasn't for folks like Willie and Jackie Robinson, I might never have made it to…

the introvert. (@findingfaith2go)
9:24pm PDT - May 13th, 2021