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Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: New York’s Dodger Blues

Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.

08/23/2013

2 Aug 2000: C.J. Nitkowski #27 of the Detroit Tigers winds back to pitch the ball during the game against the Anaheim Angels at Edison Field in Anaheim, California. The Tigers defeated the Angels 5-3.Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport

Nitkowski: ’42’ Role Brings Home Robinson’s Path

Jackie Robinson had no influence on me.

97.1 The Ticket–04/15/2013

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

’42’ Sets Baseball Movie Record For Opening Weekend

As most of us know by now, 42 — a.k.a. the Jackie Robinson movie — hit theaters nationwide Friday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/15/2013

CHADWICK BOSEMAN as Jackie Robinson and HARRISON FORD as Branch Rickey in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' drama "42," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
Photo by D. Stevens

“42 – The Jackie Robinson Story” Is Emotional, Heart Wrenching And Inspiring

“42 – The Jackie Robinson Story” recounts the story of the American baseball legend and hero. While doing so, the movie also tells the story of Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey, who went against the grain and fought against prejudice when he selected Robinson to become the first African American to play Major League Baseball.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2013

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