As the nation celebrates Jackie Robinson Day, here are some interesting details about one of the most famous men of the outfield.
Jackie Robinson West, the first all-black team to win the U.S. Little League Championship title, has been stripped of their Summer 2014 win for falsifying boundaries and violating league rules. An investigation revealed that the team created an inaccurate map of its boundaries and met with other leagues to try to obtain additional territory. Little League […]
Charlie Sifford, pro golf’s first African-American player and the first black man inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Tuesday at the age of 92. Sifford, who recently suffered a stroke, died at Southpoint Hospital in Ohio, according to PGA spokesman Wendell J. Haskins. Cause of death was not immediately released. The man […]