A special day to be a Dodger: What Jackie Robinson Day means to me

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the MLB color barrier. Here's what baseball looked like before that happened. by Jimmy Rollins. Posted: Wed Apr. 15, 2015. This story appears in the April 20, 2015 issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. I always thought 

That said MLB continues to do an excellent job each year to remember the legacy of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier on April 15, 1947. Although it doesn't seem like much, every player wearing No. 42 (which is 

Wednesday morning's baseball includes the annual celebration of Jackie Robinson, the dos and don't of 2015 Giants worries, and a Jeterian catch.

Each April 15 marks two occasions, one sacred and the other lamentable in the extreme. The sacred occasion is Jackie Robinson Day, which commemorates the major-league debut of a genuine baseball and American hero who brought history to heel.

42, on hand yesterday at Petco Park for Jackie Robinson Day. Very cool move on their part. As per MLB's annual custom, all uniformed personnel also wore 42 and went NNOB yesterday. I know some of you think this makes a