Now that 42 is officially out of service as a jersey number in Major League Baseball, it was only appropriate that the legacy of Mariano Rivera and Jackie Robinson met on Monday night at the Jackie Robinson Foundation annual dinner. More
This year the Jackie Robinson Foundation launched the Pitch 42 program, which is a scholarship initiative led by athletes who intend to honor Robinson's legacy. The Foundation recently honored those who already have committed to Pitch 42. Read
Sharon Robinson now serves as vice chairperson of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, but her roots lie in healthcare. It was a natural fit for her to be the guest speaker at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield's event in Washington. Read
Teens from Roosevelt Middle School in Milwaukee recently had the opportunity to see "42" in a private screening. Thousands more students in the U.S. and Canada will see it in the coming weeks, courtesy of Major League Baseball. Read
In commemoration of Jackie Robinson's Major League debut at Ebbets Field on April 15, 1947, Major League Baseball celebrates the life of the baseball icon. Tag your @Instagram photos using #Jackie42 to be a part of the story. More
Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on Monday, April 15, 2013, honoring the legacy of the legendary Hall of Famer and, for the fifth consecutive year, all players and on-field personnel wore No. 42. Read
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