Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day

The legend broke baseball's color barrier on April 15, 1947.

Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day - Today April 15 marks the 68th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier. To celebrate Robinson's influence and impact on the game, the MLB is celebrating by having all its players wear No. 42 during Wednesday's games. Take a look at how some baseball players are paying homage to the one and only Jackie Robinson.(Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Major League Baseball Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day - Today April 15 marks the 68th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier. To celebrate Robinson's influence and impact on the game, the MLB is celebrating by having all its players wear No. 42 during Wednesday's games. Take a look at how some baseball players are paying homage to the one and only Jackie Robinson.(Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

David Ortiz @davidortiz - Big Papi hit one out the park with this sentiment.(Photo: David Ortiz via Twitter)

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David Ortiz @davidortiz - Big Papi hit one out the park with this sentiment.(Photo: David Ortiz via Twitter)

Drew Butera @drewbutera - Classy gesture from the Los Angeles Angels' catcher.(Photo: Drew Butera via Twitter)

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Drew Butera @drewbutera - Classy gesture from the Los Angeles Angels' catcher.(Photo: Drew Butera via Twitter)

Michael Taylor @Taylor_Michael3 - Wear them with pride, young fella.(Photo: Michael A Taylor via Twitter)

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Michael Taylor @Taylor_Michael3 - Wear them with pride, young fella.(Photo: Michael A Taylor via Twitter)

Josh Harrison @jhay_da_man - Certainly is an honor. (Photo: Josh Harrison via Twitter)

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Josh Harrison @jhay_da_man - Certainly is an honor. (Photo: Josh Harrison via Twitter)

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Hanley Ramirez @HanleyRamirez - Gratitude felt.(Photo: Hanley Ramirez via Twitter)

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Hanley Ramirez @HanleyRamirez - Gratitude felt.(Photo: Hanley Ramirez via Twitter)

Marcus Stroman @MStrooo6 - Jackie Robinson definitely gave fuel for all dream chasers in baseball and well beyond the diamond. Marcus Stroman gets it.(Photo: Marcus Stroman via Twitter)

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Marcus Stroman @MStrooo6 - Jackie Robinson definitely gave fuel for all dream chasers in baseball and well beyond the diamond. Marcus Stroman gets it.(Photo: Marcus Stroman via Twitter)

Carlos Santana @TheRealSlamtana - Nice salute from the Cleveland Indians' first baseman. (Photo: Carlos Santana via Twitter)

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Carlos Santana @TheRealSlamtana - Nice salute from the Cleveland Indians' first baseman. (Photo: Carlos Santana via Twitter)

Nick Martinez @nickmartinez10 - Wearing the No. 42 is already special and winning in it makes it that much more memorable.(Photo: Nick Martinez via Twitter)

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Nick Martinez @nickmartinez10 - Wearing the No. 42 is already special and winning in it makes it that much more memorable.(Photo: Nick Martinez via Twitter)

Chris Young @CY24_7 - Very true. Jackie Robinson the baseball player was special. The man, for his impact and influence, was a legend.(Photo: Chris Young via Twitter)

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Chris Young @CY24_7 - Very true. Jackie Robinson the baseball player was special. The man, for his impact and influence, was a legend.(Photo: Chris Young via Twitter)

Charlton Jimerson @TruthAboutMLB - All players wearing No. 42 every April 15. Salute, honor and tribute!(Photo: Charlton Jimerson via Twitter)

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Charlton Jimerson @TruthAboutMLB - All players wearing No. 42 every April 15. Salute, honor and tribute!(Photo: Charlton Jimerson via Twitter)