Category Archives: MLB

USH kickoff March 12-13: “42” Jackie Robinson – part 2

After we finish the film, copy/paste these questions to a new blog post. Please bold your answers. 1.  After facing racism from fans and teammates, list three examples of white teammates supporting Jackie Robinson. 2.   List three examples of racism that … Continue reading

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USH kickoff March 10-11: “42” Jackie Robinson

This kickoff was done on-paper, in class.  You do NOT have to make a new blog post.   3rd period is exempt from this kickoff. “42” is the story of Jackie Robinson, the first black player in Major League Baseball. Jackie … Continue reading

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September 29, 1954 Willie Mays “The Catch”

Game 1 of the 1954 World Series.

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September 24, 1957 The Dodgers Last Game in Brooklyn

More on the famous old ballpark is here from Baseball Almanac.   The box score of Brooklyn’s shutout of the Pittsburgh Pirates is here.

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September 9, 1965 Sandy Koufax Perfect Game

His stats from ’65 – 41 starts 26-8 2.04 335 IP 382 K

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US baseball territories

Updated! Click on the map for a larger view. Thanks to Jack D for sending this in.  (April 2008)

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Baseball Trivia from PBS History

22 questions. http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/baseball/quiz/ Some of these are tough!  Use the internet for research. Can you get 18 or more?  20? Trick question: The author, Ken Burns, claims Jackie Robinson was NOT the first african-american player in the major leagues. That’s news to me!

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