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Jackie Robinson

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Robinson once lived in this Brooklyn home. A plaque says: "The first African-American major league baseball player lived here from 1947 to 1949."

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Fans still leave tributes at Robinson's gravesite. The stone's inscription reads: "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives."

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

A statue of Robinson supporter Pee Wee Reese and Jackie Robinson stands in Coney Island's MCU Park.

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

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Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

Exploring Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn

NEW YORK - With the movie "42" bringing the Jackie Robinson story to a new generation, fans young and old may be inspired to visit some of the places in Brooklyn connected to the African-American athlete who integrated Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

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Desde el diamante: La película sobre Jackie Robinson

Aun cuando cada año me toca recordar la historia de Jackie Robinson (el primer pelotero de la raza negra que llegó a la Major League Baseball), cada dos o tres años me entero de una nueva anécdota del hombre que rompió la barrera del color en el beisbol.

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No. 3: '42' with $6.2 million (last week No. 3)

No. 3: '42' with $6.2 million (last week No. 3)

Chadwick Boseman plays Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier and forever changed the game.

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'42' scores on big issues

'42' scores on big issues

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'42' scores on big issues

'42' scores on big issues

Earnest, righteous, historically accurate and often entertaining, writer-director Brian Helgeland's "42" is pretty much all you could hope for in a Jackie Robinson film biography.

April 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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