Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's color barrier on April 15, 1947 when he suited up for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
On Friday, all of baseball and beyond celebrated the 69th anniversary of the historic date on Jackie Robinson Day.
Thank u #42— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) April 15, 2016
Jackie Robinson Day. Can't express how thankful I am for this courageous human being. Thank you for paving the way! pic.twitter.com/oX5dG3lFvm— Marcus Stroman (@MStrooo6) April 15, 2016
Thought of the Day: Has there ever been a better collegiate athlete than Jackie Robinson? If there is, show me who.— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) April 15, 2016