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Jackie Robinson

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Former NBA Player Proposes New Vegas Strip Arena

A former National Basketball Association player wants to build a $1.3 billion arena and hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.

97.1 The Ticket–12/26/2013

SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 16:  A fan holds a sign honoring Jackie Robinson prior to the game between the Seattle Mariners and the Detroit Tigers at Safeco Field on April 16, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Detroit Teens To View Jackie Robinson Film, ’42’

More than 100 teenagers will attend a viewing of the film “42” at the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–04/25/2013

SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 16: Relief pitcher Joaquin Benoit (L) of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with catcher Alex Avila after defeating the Seattle Mariners 6-2 at Safeco Field on April 16, in Seattle, Washington. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

MLB, Teams Taking Students To See Film ’42’

Major League Baseball and its 30 teams plan to take thousands of teenagers to see the Jackie Robinson film “42.”

97.1 The Ticket–04/22/2013

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Caputo: Three Best Things About The Movie “42”

It was an accurate, heart-pounding and heart-warming account of Jackie Robinson’s struggles and triumphs while breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947.

97.1 The Ticket–04/18/2013

Jackie Robinson.

#42 Jackie Robinson Remembered On Barrier Breaking Anniversary

It was on this day, April 15, 1947, when Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2013

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

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’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.
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“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

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 09: (L-R) Actor Chadwick Boseman, Jackie Robinson's widow Rachel Robinson and producer Thomas Tull pose at the after party for the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' '42' at the Chinese Theatre on April 9, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Pat Caputo: Three Best Sports Movies Of All Time

“42” based on the life of baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson is set to come out shortly.

97.1 The Ticket–04/11/2013

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Tigers Accepting Submissions For 17th Annual Jackie Robinson Art, Essay & Poetry Contest

The Detroit Tigers are currently accepting submissions for the 17th Annual Detroit Tigers Jackie Robinson Art, Essay & Poetry Contest.

97.1 The Ticket–01/15/2013