Dodgers Pass Disputed Jackie Robinson Docs To Foundation

Law360 (November 19, 2019, 7:31 PM EST) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers said it just transferred its purported interest in two iconic player contracts signed by Jackie Robinson to the Jackie Robinson Foundation amid an ongoing legal dispute over the contracts’ ownership.

The Los Angeles Dodgers LLC on Monday told a New York federal court that it transferred its claimed interest in the contracts to the foundation last week, and that the baseball team should be switched out with the foundation as a party to the suit. The Jackie Robinson Foundation Inc. provides higher education scholarships and is working to build a museum to honor the legendary baseball player,...

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