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Day: April 18, 2007

Jackie Robinson Day Celebrations Classy

Jackie Robinson Day Celebrations Classy

On Sunday, Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson, the first African American to break baseball’s color code. The main event was at Dodger Stadium. This was fitting since the Dodgers owner, Branch Rickey, was the one who signed Robinson. The celebration included speeches from Commissioner Bud Selig, Robinson’s widow, Rachel, and others. There was a Gospel Choir and Rachel Robinson received an award for all the good work she continues to do for baseball including her work with the Jackie…

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