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Jackson Roberts

MLB, NFL, Golf
Secaucus, NJ
Swarthmore College
Past Work:
Underdog Fantasy, Football Outsiders
Jackson Roberts is a former Division III All-Region DH who now writes and talks about sports for a living. A Bay Area native and a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, Jackson makes his home in North Jersey, where he is a broadcast associate for the MLB Network and works at TwoTV Sports. He grew up rooting for the Red Sox, Patriots, and Warriors, and he recently added the Devils to his sports fandom mosaic.

Articles By Jackson Roberts

A collage of historic Jackie Robinson moments.

On April 15, 1947, exactly 77 years ago, a Georgia native named Jack Roosevelt Robinson became the first black man to play a Major League Baseball game since 1889. It’s a date that looms as one of the most significant moments in MLB history and is now deservedly marked by ceremony each and every year, […]

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MLB power rankings movement with the Kansas City Royals logo with a green up arrow; the Atlanta Braves logo with "#1" in front of it; the Minnesota Twins logo with a red down arrow
Hypothetical MLB award winners Mookie Betts, Tyler O'Neill, Freddy Peralta, and Reid Detmers with confetti falling all around them and a generic trophy in the middle.
Braves' Spencer Strider looking sad with Braves logo in front
Photo: Shohei Ohtani, Freddie Freeman, Will Smith, Mookie Betts all in Dodgers jerseys in action