Jackie Robinson honored throughout MLB and beyond

Daily News Article - April 17, 2015


1. a) Who was Jackie Robinson?
b) How good a player was he?

2. When was Jackie Robinson Day established?

3. How does MLB commemorate Jackie Robinson Day?

4. How did the Dodgers commemorate Jackie Robinson Day this year?

5. Today’s Daily News Article is a human interest news story. Human interest stories differ from the regular news – they are sometimes referred to as “the story behind the story.“ The major news articles of the day tell of important happenings. Human interest stories tell of how those happenings have impacted the people or places around the story.
Do you think this human interest story is newsworthy? Why?