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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Main League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day in the present day.

On April 15, 1947, Robinson broke the colour barrier in baseball when he took the sphere for the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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All MLB gamers will put on his iconic No. 42 throughout Monday’s video games.

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A particular popup exhibit additionally opens in the present day on Varick Road in Decrease Manhattan, close to the longer term web site of the Jackie Robinson Museum.

The exhibit options never-before-seen artifacts and images, which shall be included within the museum when it opens its doorways in December.

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Final month, Robinson’s household was honored with keys to Brooklyn on what would have been his 100th birthday.

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