baseball http://kvpr.org en Commentary: Puig & Trout - How California Holds Back the Young http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-puig-trout-how-california-holds-back-young <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There’s a nasty California disease spreading so fast that even our baseball teams have caught it.</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 22:04:21 +0000 Joe Mathews 19217 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Puig & Trout - How California Holds Back the Young How Jackie Robinson Almost Became A Fresno State Bulldog http://kvpr.org/post/how-jackie-robinson-almost-became-fresno-state-bulldog <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Before he broke baseball's color barrier in 1947 for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Jackie Robinson nearly wound up as multi-sport star for the Fresno State Bulldogs.</span></p><p>In a move that would likely run afoul of today's NCAA recruiting regulations, the school offered the star a number of incentives in an attempt to lure Robinson to the campus, including a new set of tires for his aging 1931 Plymouth.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 21:12:43 +0000 Joe Moore 13537 at http://kvpr.org How Jackie Robinson Almost Became A Fresno State Bulldog On Valley Edition: Strawberries & Education; Gardens & Baseball; Age-Old Fresno/Bakersfield Rivalry http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-strawberries-education-gardens-baseball-age-old-fresnobakersfield-rivalry-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><a href="http://kvpr.org/programs/valley-edition" style="line-height: 1.5;">Valley Edition</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> we &nbsp;take the listener to one of the many strawberry stands that dot the San Joaquin Valley’s rural roads. But how often do these vine-ripened strawberries reach school menus? Tue, 02 Apr 2013 19:03:17 +0000 Juanita Stevenson, Rebecca Plevin & Ezra David Romero 12984 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Strawberries & Education; Gardens & Baseball; Age-Old Fresno/Bakersfield Rivalry Fresno Charter School Students Go 'Farm Grown' with Fresno Grizzlies Garden Project http://kvpr.org/post/fresno-charter-school-students-go-farm-grown-fresno-grizzlies-garden-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In an effort to increase education about agriculture and sustainability, the Fresno Grizzlies have partnered with a local charter high school to build a garden at </span>Chuckchansi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Park. </span>FM89’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ezra Romero visited the stadium; spoke with the teenagers planting the garden and has this report.</span></p><div><p>----------</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:41:33 +0000 Ezra David Romero 12985 at http://kvpr.org Fresno Charter School Students Go 'Farm Grown' with Fresno Grizzlies Garden Project