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Jason Heyward talks about influence of Jackie Robinson on ‘Class is in Session’

3 years agoStaff Report

Premiering Friday, April 23 at 5 p.m. is the newest episode of Class is in Session with Doug Glanville presented by UI Health. Glanville sits down this month with Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward, former MLB player Curtis Granderson and MLB reporter Ken Rosenthal for a wide-ranging discussion of Major League Baseball’s role in shaping societal change, including its decision to move the MLB All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver.

Among the topics discussed this month:

    • Jason Heyward’s thoughts as an Atlanta-native on the decision to move the All-Star Game
    • Curtis Granderson’s work with the Players Alliance and how players are finding their voice as a collective group
    • Ken Rosenthal discusses MLB’s decision from a historical perspective and what it means moving forward
    • The tremendous influences of Jackie Robinson and Hank Aaron across all aspects of sport and society

Class is in Session with Doug Glanville will air Friday, April 23 at 5 p.m. following coverage of the Cubs-Brewers game beginning at 1:20 p.m. Catch the game and the newest episode of Doug Glanville’s show on the Marquee Sports Network app.

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