MLB announces Breaking Barriers essay winners

MLB announces Breaking Barriers essay winners

"Consider it another barrier broken.

The Breaking Barriers program, initiated in 1997, has always sought to educate people while keeping the memory of Jackie Robinson alive. And judging by the recent results, it's finally reaching critical mass. The 2013 Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life essay contest drew a record 18,700 submissions, and Major League Baseball announced the winners Thursday."