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Dodgers Timeline

Dodgers Timeline | Unfufilled dreams | Scoop.it
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in the middle of the 40's the dodgers was still a completely white team, until Jackie robinson arrived

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NY Giants Training Camp 8-2-2013

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Quarterback Eli Manning (10) and Andre Brown (35) talk about a play at NY Giants Training Camp at the Timex Performance Center in East Rutherford, NJ, on Friday, August 2, 2013. (Frances Micklow/The Star-Ledger)...
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 Eli manning talking to Andre brown, theres odvious equality in football today.

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Baseball In The 1950s | The Golden Age of Baseball

Check out http://baseballsgreatesthitters.com! Baseball in the 1950s and early 60s set the stage for the game as we now know it – Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, technological advances in television, team expansion, increase in games...
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The link refers to the golden age of when Jackie Robinson came in the MLB as the first "Black" player. Just like Robinson Troy was a dedicated, Legendary Negro League Baseball player in the Early 50's.

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History Story » NFL’s Brooklyn Dodgers

History Story » NFL’s Brooklyn Dodgers | Unfufilled dreams | Scoop.it
The Brooklyn Dodgers were an NFL team in the 1930 and ‘40s. The franchise’s greatest successes came in 1940 and 1941 thanks to the superb play of their star Ace Parker.
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NFL team Brooklyn Dodgers in the early 40's, the division of the race and skin color was odvious at this point there were no "Black" football players.

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Baseball and the American Way | Ashbrook

Baseball and the American Way | Ashbrook | Unfufilled dreams | Scoop.it
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Baseball is the basis for the All around American sport due to it's findings similar to the foundation of American priiciples.  "Baseball is designed to put each individual on the spot periodically. While a member of a team, the batter is alone. He stands up and his success or (failure) contributes to the success (or failure) of the whole. No other team game combines this one-on-one aspect as does the game of baseball."

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Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Major League Baseball | History Today

Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Major League Baseball | History Today | Unfufilled dreams | Scoop.it
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Jackie Robinson's role in intergration for the community and athletes. Also how his role impacted the Civil Rights movement.

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