Thursday, March 19, 2020

Blog Kiosk: 3/19/2020 - Dodgers Links & News - Some Odds and Ends

Check out this fantastic vintage Acme press photo featuring Jackie Robinson's debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 14, 1947. He is shown both at-bat and covering first base, with a man on. You can check out this pic at Hunt Auctions, here.

Below are more links to check out:
Major League Baseball is considering skipping its amateur draft this year and putting off the next international signing period as a way to preserve cash while games are affected by the new coronavirus, people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.
Just like Major League Baseball played an integral role in the civil rights, with Jackie Robinson integrating the sport in 1947, Rocks is asking baseball to step forward now. He is calling for the mass production of activated-carbon masks in this country to stop the deadly coronavirus.
“If we don’t,’’ Rocks tells USA TODAY Sports, “I don’t see how baseball can possibly be played this year. There are too many regulations and edicts of gathering of people, and curfews past 8 p.m. in certain states. You put all that together, with the restrictions of food and gathering, and the players themselves will be fearful of playing.

* Please follow on twitter @ernestreyes *
* Dodgers Blue Heaven home page *


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...