RBI teams celebrate opening evening
Sharon Robinson shares her father's lessons over dinner
TORRANCE, Calif. -- The players and coaches of the RBI Softball World Series were treated to a welcome dinner on Tuesday night and had the chance to hear Sharon Robinson, the daughter of Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson, speak about the lessons she learned from her father.Robinson, the director of educational programming for Major League Baseball, announced the winner of the Breaking Barriers essay contest, and compared the courage of the winner, Stephanie Southerland, to that of her father.
Rhett Bollinger is an associate reporter for mLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.