Jackie Robinson Day

Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium in June 1990 (Photo by Maria Bastone/AFP/Getty Images); Jackie Robinson (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson Day: Rain Pushes Back Yankees’ Mandela Tribute

The Yankees had something special in store for Jackie Robinson Day. But the weather refused to cooperate.

04/15/2014

Ben Revere of the Philadelphia Phillies has a message on his glove for the tragedy in Boston on April 15, 2013. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

MLB Pauses On Jackie Robinson Day To Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

What began as an annual celebration to salute the man who broke baseball’s color barrier 66 years ago turned somber after a pair of explosions near the finish line in Boston.

04/16/2013

Jonny Gomes and Jacoby Ellsbury of the Red Sox look on during the national anthem on Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Baseball Holds Annual Jackie Robinson Day In Ballparks Across America

Baseball is holding its annual Jackie Robinson Day on the 66th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

04/15/2013

Jackie Robinson

Coutinho: Remembering Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier on this day 65 years ago.

WFAN–04/15/2012

Jackie Robison as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers (credit: AP)

Kids Learn Baseball Lessons In Newark On Jackie Robinson Day

Children in New Jersey are celebrating a memorable day in history. Sixty-four years ago, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

04/15/2011