Jackie Robinson Day is one of the most important days of the year, as the life and legacy of the man who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier is celebrated league-wide.
On this day, we are honored that so many chose to play for change, as baseball will forever be indebted to one of the greatest to ever put on a pair of spikes. Jackie navigated the most unimaginable hardships with the utmost character and grace, showing generations of ballplayers to come that anything is possible. Jackie’s pursuit of BREAKING BARRIERS continues to inspire today, and we remain relentless in our charge to change the trajectory of diversity in our sport. Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson.