Honoring Jackie Robinson extends to space as astronaut dons No. 42


When Jackie Robinson was written into the No. 2 spot in the Brooklyn Dodgers' starting lineup on April 15, 1947, baseball — and sports in general — changed forever. No longer was there a color barrier in what was, at the time 

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 

LOS ANGELES — Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated even in space this year. While Rachel Robinson, the player's widow, and commissioner Rob Manfred were set to honor Robinson in a ceremony at Dodger Stadium in conjunction with Major League 

Jackie Robinson, a UCLA Bruin, changed the Dodgers, Major League Baseball, and an entire nation. – Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports. On April 15th 1947, a UCLA Bruin broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball 

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