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Magic grateful for many doors Jackie opened

By Barry M. Bloom For the 66th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson shattered the color barrier as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Major League Baseball came full circle at Dodger Stadium. Robinson was the first African-American player of the 20th century to play in the Majors, and the former Lakers great is the first high-level African-American owner.

From: http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20130416&content_id=44897352&vkey=news_mlb&c_id=mlb

Giants Top Dodgers 3-0: Madison Bumgarner’s Gem Gives San Francisco 3-0 Win

By The Huffington Post News Editors

LOS ANGELES — Madison Bumgarner pitched two-hit ball over eight innings, giving the San Francisco Giants a 3-0 win against the Dodgers while overshadowing the major league debut of high-priced Los Angeles pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu (He-YUN Jin Ree-YOO) on Tuesday night.

Bumgarner (1-0) struck out six and walked none in the second straight gem at Dodger Stadium. The only hits were a pair of doubles by Andre Ethier and A.J. Ellis. Left-hander Clayton Kershaw homered and pitched a four-hit shutout in the Dodgers’ 4-0 victory on opening day Monday.

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