“TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME”


“Magnificent Madison Bumgarner becomes World Series legend”


CNN

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“Giants take 3-2 lead in World Series over Royals”


CBS NEWS

 San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in San Francisco.  AP / DAVID J. PHILLIP

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the eighth inning of Game 5 of baseball’s World Series against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. AP / DAVID J. PHILLIP

JACKIE ROBINSON’S BIRTHDAY


Born January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia, Jackie Robinson was the first African-American to play major league baseball. Throughout his decade-long career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, he made advancements in the cause of civil rights for black athletes. In 1955, he helped the Dodgers win the World Series. He retired in 1957, with a career batting average of .311.

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