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The Chirp: Jackie Robinson Day

Apr 15 2015
The Players' Tribune
The Voice of the Game
Apr 15 2015

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson played in his first MLB game, breaking the color barrier as the first African-American player in MLB history. Each year, baseball celebrates his impact with Jackie Robinson Day, a day on which every player in baseball wears Robinson’s No. 42. Players across sports also took to Twitter to honor and applaud Jackie Robinson:

 

The Players' Tribune
The Voice of the Game