NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball suspended Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson for one game Monday after he was accused of making a racist remark toward Chicago White Sox infielder Tim Anderson. Donaldson is appealing the suspension, CBS2's Otis Livingston reported. Benches cleared in the Bronx on Saturday after Donaldson called Anderson "Jackie," a reference to Jackie Robinson, who broke MLB's color barrier.As CBS2's Christina Fan reported, Donaldson's comment has drawn controversy on and off the field."I just think he took it and misinterpreted it to make it bigger than what it was," one person said. "It's not a joke. It's not funny....
Yankees designated hitter Josh Donaldson came under fire this weekend for calling White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson "Jackie".
We look back at how Jackie Robinson handled racial discrimination on the diamond. “I don’t consider myself a particularly temperamental man,” wrote Jackie Robinson in the winter of 1955, “except on this one issue of prejudice.”. On Sunday, Aug. 26, 1956, the Dodgers were playing the second...
MLB suspends Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson 1 game for making Jackie Robinson remark to White Sox star Tim Anderson
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The White Sox shortstop had accused the Yankees' Josh Donaldson of a racist reference to the first Black major leaguer.
The intersection of sport and racial culture is always a perilous one, and the casualties at that intersection are many. Saturday’s dispute between New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson and Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson is only the latest example. The superficial facts are clear enough; it’s...
A statue of Jackie Robinson that stands outside the Brooklyn Cyclones stadium in New York City has reportedly been vandalized.
White Sox furious Tim Anderson called Jackie Robinson by Yankees’ Josh Donaldson, who swears it wasn’t racism
NEW YORK — White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal didn’t even wait for Yankees designated hitter Josh Donaldson to get into the batter’s box. He screamed curses to ignite a near brawl in the fifth inning of the Yankees’ 7-5 win at Yankee Stadium. Grandal was irate...
The Social Justice Wall in Tamarac Village will include national heroes and highlight their contributions to equality in communities across the nation. City leaders unanimously supported the conceptual drawing of the art at the May 11 meeting. Designed through the public art initiative, the wall includes portraits and quotes from social justice leaders.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Seventy-five years ago today, Sunday, May 18, 1947, the Brooklyn Dodgers made their first visit of that season to Wrigley Field. That’s significant because it was the first appearance of Jackie Robinson at Wrigley. Legendary Chicago columnist Mike Royko attended that game as a teenager and the day Robinson...