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Josh Donalson releases statement on ‘Jackie’ comment to Tim Anderson

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New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson released a statement Thursday in an attempt to end the disagreement with Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson. On Saturday, Anderson accused Donaldson, who is white, of making a racist remark by calling him Jackie Robinson. Donaldson said it was part of an inside joke with Anderson.
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Josh Donaldson’s Response To Suspension For Making Jackie Robinson Comment To Tim Anderson

New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson received a one-game suspension for calling Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson “Jackie” in a game Saturday afternoon. Three days after being disciplined by Major League Baseball, Donaldson released a statement, apologizing to the Jackie Robinson family and reiterating that he didn’t mean to disrespect Anderson.

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Yankees' Josh Donaldson issues statement after suspension for 'Jackie' comment to Tim Anderson

'My view of that exchange hasn't changed and I absolutely meant no disrespect,' Donaldson said

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Josh Donalson releases statement on ‘Jackie’ comment to Tim Anderson

NEW YORK - Five days after calling White Sox shortstop Tim Andeson "Jackie" during a game at Yankee Stadium, Josh Donaldson has released a new statement on his comments.Given to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com, the Yankees' third baseman apologized both to the White Sox shortstop and the family of Jackie Robinson on Thursday.“First and foremost, I have the utmost respect for what Tim Anderson brings to the game of baseball,” said Donaldson in the state…

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Yankees’ Josh Donaldson breaks his silence after suspension for racially insensitive comments to White Sox’s Tim Anderson

Major League Baseball suspended New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson one game for his comments Saturday to Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson.

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