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Dodgers unveil statue of Jackie Robinson

LOS ANGELES — A statue of Jackie Robinson was unveiled April 15 at Dodger Stadium on the 70th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball’s color line. “This statue … captures Dad’s fierce passion and determination,” Robinson’s daughter Sharon said at the ceremony, attended by Baseball Hall of Fame members Sandy Koufax, Tommy Lasorda and…

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Vin Scully overwhelmed by street dedication

LOS ANGELES — A street leading to Dodger Stadium was dedicated April 11 as Vin Scully Avenue, prompting the longtime Dodger broadcaster to say he was “overwhelmed” by the honor he once declined. Scully began his nearly 6 1/2-minute acceptance speech like he would a broadcast, saying “Hi everybody and a very pleasant good afternoon…

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