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 

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 

the Seattle Mariners the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. All Major League Baseball players are wearing #42 today in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images).

Major League Baseball pays homage to Jackie Robinson, one of its most transcendent players.