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Eleven weeks to irrelevance

Larry Doby faced the same prejudice as Jackie Robinson, so why aren't we celebrating him? Story

Updated: July 13, 2007, 3:26 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

In the days following baseball's last great event, an event where Barry Bonds was given a standing ovation and Willie Mays rode around in a pink Caddy tossing balls to fans and police officers, in the wake of a three-part series celebrating Hank Aaron on "SportsCenter," something huge was missing.

It's been 11 weeks since Jackie Robinson was nationally celebrated for breaking the color barrier in baseball. Eleven weeks since baseball stopped everything it was doing to celebrate the man who ...

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