Jackie Robinson

ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Top 5 Baseball Opening Day Moments

Some opening day moments changed baseball forever, others are just really cool. Here are our top 5.


A St. Louis area youth reads from his copy of "Jackie Robinson: American Hero" at the public library downtown on October 26, 2013. Author Sharon Robinson was there to read excerpts. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Jackie Robinson’s Daughter In St. Louis

Children read along as author Sharon Robinson described the book she wrote about her legendary father.


42 teaser

Daughter of Pitcher in ’42’ Says Movie Unfair

Sherrill Ostermueller-Duesterhaus says the movie unfairly characterizes her father as a racist.


National Baseball Hall of Fame member Lou Brock (L) accepts the  Jackie Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award from Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City on July 9, 2012.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Entertainment Saturday: Harry Hamm Previews “42”

Harry Hamm previews the new baseball movie called “42,” which shares the life of MLB legen Jackie Robinson.  

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/13/2013

Jack Buck and Jackie Robinson

Missouri Lawmakers Work to Recognize Baseball Great Jackie Robinson

The measure is sponsored by Rep. Randy Dunn, D-Kansas City. It cleared the House Tourism Committee on Thursday, April 4.


Jackie Robinson Day, UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Honoring Jackie Robinson

Cardinals, all other teams wore #42 Sunday in honor of baseball pioneer.


Matt Kemp catches the first pitch from Don Newcombe on Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium. April 15, 2011 (Getty/Stephen Dunn)

Jackie Robinson Day in MLB

All players wear #42 in tribute to baseball legend.


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