Jackie Robinson Statue Unveiled At Dodger StadiumA pregame ceremony included Frank Robinson, baseball's first black manager.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | April 12Chris discussed Press Secretary Sean Spicer's apology for comparing Adolf Hitler to Bashar al-Assad, the end of Philadelphia's mobile parking app and a charter school cancelling class to accommodate the NFL Draft. At 7:20, he spoke with Fox News Correspondent Ed Henry about his new book, 42, on Jackie Robinson and at 8:00 he talked to comedian Jeremy McLellan about his latest piece, 'Bombing the Stage: Comedy as Political Resistance.'
Baseball, Civil Rights History Now On Display In PhiladelphiaTwo landmark contracts signed by Jackie Robinson can be seen at the National Constitution Center.
National Constitution Center To Display Signed Contracts Of Jackie RobinsonRobinson was a career .311 hitter tallying 1,518 hits, 137 home runs, 734 RBIs, and 197 stolen bases.
After Apology, Philly Among Many Jackie Robinson TributesWhen Robinson's Brooklyn Dodgers played the Philadelphia Phillies in 1947, he was told to "go back to the cotton fields" by the Phillies' manager, refused service at a local hotel and taunted by players with racial slurs when he came to bat. On Friday, Philadelphia's city council publicly acknowledged the incident as a dark chapter in the city's history.
Philadelphia Pays Tribute To Baseball Icon Jackie RobinsonPhiladelphia, the Phillies and Major League Baseball are celebrating Jackie Robinson Day.
City Council Tries To Make Amends For Ugly Chapter In City HistoryThe apology will be presented to Robinson's widow Rachel.
Zeoli Show Log 4.21.15Rich discusses the Supreme Court ruling on Rodriguez v. United States, Rand Paul calling John McCain and Lindsey Graham lapdogs for President Obama, and Jeb Bush praising the NSA. Rich also talks to Dennis Hof from the Moonlite Bunny Ranch.
Phillies To Salute Jackie Robinson Tonight At Citizens Bank ParkThe Phillies will pay tribute with a “Jackie Robinson Salute” on April 21st before and during their game against the Marlins.
Zeoli Show Log 4.16.15Rich discussed New Jersey Governor Chris Christie saying he would crack down on states that legalized marijuana if elected President, the links between Saudi Arabia and 9/11/ and the final scene of the Sopranos. The talked with former Senator Bob Graham and Dr. Mazz
Mighty Writers Helping Young StorytellersThe daily work of volunteers at the three Mighty Writers locations in Philadelphia is helping kids, 7-17, think and write with clarity.
Schools To Get Free Access To Civil Rights DocumentariesA new initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities is providing schools and communities free access to documentaries tracing the civil rights movement.
MLB, Teams Taking Students To See Film '42' Major League Baseball and its 30 teams plan to take thousands of teenagers to see the Jackie Robinson film "42."
Stigall Show Log 4.12.13Chris concludes his week of broadcasts from the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC with Pennsylvania Congressman Jim Gerlach and New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and reviews the first full week of the Phillies season with CBS 3's Beasley Reece.
Phillies Play Shameful Role In Jackie Robinson Film '42'There are several scenes in the film 42 in which the Phillies are featured for the shameful way they treated the man who broke baseball's color line.