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MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

In this June 30, 1971, file photo, Jackie Robinson poses at his home in Stamford, Conn. Baseball holds tributes across the country on Jackie Robinson Day, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the 67th anniversary marking the end of the game's racial barrier. (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson is helping Major League Baseball mark the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, praising Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

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Sternberg calls Tampa ‘very, very attractive’

NEW YORK (AP) — Six years after saying they wanted to explore alternative sites to downtown St. Petersburg for a new ballpark, the Tampa Bay Rays still are in search of a location.

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