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MLB Announces Year-Long Celebration To Honor Jackie Robinson’s 100th Birthday

On Monday, Major League Baseball announced a partnership with the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) to create a year-long schedule of events aimed at honoring Jackie’s legacy in baseball and throughout society. Beginning Thursday, January 31st (which would have been Robinson’s 100th birthday ) MLB will hold Play Ball events tied to Robinson’s baseball journey, a traveling museum exhibit, efforts from all 30 MLB teams plus fund-raising and awareness efforts throughout the year. ...Read more