As has been customary since 2009, all Major League Baseball players, managers, coaches and umpires wore No. 42 on April 15 -- Jackie Robinson Day -- to commemorate the pioneer's debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Ceremonies were held in every stadium, with video tributes and on-field celebrations to honor Robinson's legacy. His family, former teammates, former Negro Leaguers and NBA great Bill Russell were among those who took part in the celebrations.
Players around major-league baseball wore uniforms with the No. 42, a number that has been retired from use by all teams since the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field on April 15, 19... Read Post
While the country reacted to the tragedy in Boston, Major League Baseball teams and players took a few moments to celebrate the memory of Jackie Robinson. And the biggest celebration of Jackie Robinson Day occurred at Dodger Stadium... Read Post