MLBbro Hall of Famer Frank Thomas and two-way college star at Auburn joined Charles Barkley, Cam Newton and the ultimate Bro, Bo Jackson, as former sports legends who have statues on the campus of Auburn university.
On the 76th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier on April 15, 1947, MLBbro reporter Brandon Carr has stats validated by facts about Jackie’s older brother.
Mathew Robinson won the gold medal in the 200 Meters at the 1936 Games. He even ran and came in second to Jesse Owens. He was also an historical figure, superb athlete and pioneer for the advancements of Black in sports and society. They are two of the most talented and impactful siblings in the history of American sports.
As Colorado Football’s first Spring game of the Coach Prime Era approaches and MLB season gets underway, let’s not forget about Deion Sanders AKA Primetime — the only player in history to play in an NFL and MLB playoff game in a span of 24 hours.