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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

How MLB is honoring Jackie Robinson today.

Since the MLB can't do their yearly game of everyone wearing number 42 on their jerseys for the games that were supposed to be played today, they are going to go heavy on Jackie Robinson programming on the MLB Network and

From the NY POST
Wednesday, we will all be asked to represent in honor of Jackie, who broke baseball’s modern-day color barrier on April 15, 1947, at Ebbets Field. With no games to showcase the annual tradition of all players wearing Robinson’s retired number 42 on his day, Major League Baseball will use the coronavirus shutdown to honor him in other ways, including a bevy of Jackie-related programming, on the MLB Network and, the launch of a “Jackie Robinson Day Virtual Learning Hub” by the Hall of Famer’s eponymous foundation and a series of team-hosted digital roundtable discussions.
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