Here’s How MLB Plans To Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day Despite Postponed Season


April 14, 2020

Major League Baseball still is going to honor Jackie Robinson on April 15, Jackie Robinson Day, despite the league postponing its season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Every year on April 15, the day Robinson broke the color barrier in MLB, players wear his No. 42 across the league. He is the only player to have his number retired by the league. Hall of Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera was the last player to wear it.

But the league had to get creative with no games being played, and it found the perfect way to honor the legend.

MLB Network will air “Robinson-related games and programming” beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET and ending at 10 p.m.

Check out the full agenda:

What a fantastic way to honor a baseball great.

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