In August 1945, a former Army pilot with an artificial leg pitched five and a third innings for Washington against Boston. This would turn out to be Bert Shepard's only major league game, and it remains one of the heartwarming moments in baseball history.
I've been a Yankees fan for a long time. When I was a kid in the mid-'70s, the Yankees were really great. They had Reggie Jackson in '77. I was 8 years old at the time. He hit three home runs to win the World Series in game six against the Dodgers, and I was just hooked.
You can play football and be the next Jim Brown or play baseball and be the next Reggie Jackson.
After Jackie Robinson the most important black in baseball history is Reggie Jackson, I really mean that.
I loved playing against the Pacers and Reggie Miller. Reggie was a great competitor, and I enjoyed playing against competitors.
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Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.
It's not every day you get to be in a movie about Jackie Robinson, so you want to do it as right as you can.
Jim Crow was king... and I heard a game in which Jackie Robinson was playing, and I felt pride in being alive.
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Whenever anyone says, 'theoretically,' they really mean, 'not really.'
My theory is people say under pressure for the most part what they really mean.
I'm a big, big movie fan; really, I've seen everything. I really mean that, too.
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Craig Robinson is basically the mayor of wherever he goes.
I produced six movies with Amy Robinson since the very early '80s.
Who knows if I would get to do 'Mr. Robot' if I was on 'Mr. Robinson?'
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How could you get angry with Jackie Gleason?
I lived the stuff that Jackie Collins writes about.
Jackie Chan is the best storyteller on this planet.
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I was madly in love with Michael Jackson.
Renee Elise Goldsberry
I leave the hip thrusts to Michael Jackson.
I started dancing because of Janet Jackson.
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I'm a baseball freak.
Dee Dee Myers
Never bet on baseball.
Baseball is a team game.
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I consider myself black.
Paris-Michael Katherine Jackson
Learn to love being black.
I wear black all the time.
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History is not hatred.
I am a fan of history.
Tom T. Hall
Freedom has no history.
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Harry Dean Stanton
Every down is important.
Faith is important to me.
Writers are so important.
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That's me, I'm emotional.
I'm famous. That's my job.
Life is good - we forget that.
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