In front of KeySpan Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones on Coney Island, there stands a statue of Brooklyn Dodger shortstop Pee Wee Reese with his arm around his teammate Jackie Robinson. The statue was commissioned to commemorate a moment that has become part of baseball folklore: During infield practice before a game in Cincinnati in 1947, some fans were peppering Robinson with racial slurs, and Reese walked over to Jackie and put his hand on his shoulder in a show of fellowshipor so the legend goes. Or is... More >>>
By photo: Cary Conover
Sorry, doubters: Pee Wee and Jackie really did have a bonding experience.