Jackie Robinson Day is traditionally celebrated on April 15th each year to recognize the day he broke the color barrier, but due to the world wide pandemic the games on that day were cancelled. The MLBPA wanted to still recognize what Jackie did even during a short 60 game season. The date was set for today and it couldn't have come at a better time to recognize the struggles that Jackie faced as the United States are once again having lines drawn for racism.
Let's take a moment today and remember we are all people, regardless of skin tone.
Jackie Robinson started a change in the world over 70 years ago and we continue to face that change today.
Here are all the Andrew McCutchen cards I have that feature a reference to the man that changed the game, #42 Jackie Robinson.