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Baseball / Robinson Anniversary #1019755

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 15, 2012
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The ceremonies in baseball on the anniversary of Jackie Robinson becoming the first black player in the major leagues noted.

(New York: Tony Guida) The changing face of baseball featured; scenes shown from a sandlot in Brooklyn; details given about foreign-born players, the decline in African-American players and the RBI program to revive baseball in the inner city. [At the sandlot, Dr. Quentin REDDIN‡- talks about the kids playing ball.] [New York Yankees player Curtis GRANDERSON - says Robinson opened the door for other minority players.] [New York Yankees player C.C. SABATHIA - talks about inner city options.] [Consultant Sharon ROBINSON - talks about the pipeline for baseball.]

Glor, Jeff;
Guida, Tony

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