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Roberto Clemente’s family keeps his legend alive

Roberto Clemente’s family keeps his legend alive

Sep. 11 | The surviving members of the Roberto Clemente and Jackie Robinson families respectively are regularly introduced as baseball royalty. It’s rightly deserved. “It is recognition of our parents,” says Luis Roberto Clemente, one of Roberto and Vera’s...

Major League Baseball earns top grade for racial hiring practices

Major League Baseball earns top grade for racial hiring practices

Oct. 17 |   Twins’ diversity lags far behind league progress Second in an occasional series The 2012 Major League Baseball Racial and Gender Report Card (RGRC) released earlier this year gave the league an A for its racial hiring practices. “MLB...

Jackie Robinson’s fight against racism: the untold story

Jackie Robinson’s fight against racism: the untold story

Aug. 29 |   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Jackie Robinson’s legacy and life story has been told and retold over the years, but mostly it has been focused on his historical breaking of baseball’s color line after World War II. “The thing...