But today I'd like to take a moment to mention a Brooklyn Dodger - hey, you Yankee fans quit that booing - this is one great Dodger, okay?
This particular Dodger is Jackie Robinson and today is the sixty-second anniversary of the day Robinson walked onto Ebbets Field in Brooklyn to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers as the first African-American ever to play in the big leagues.
Fifty years later the his number - 42 - was retired from major league baseball.
Read more about Jackie Robinson at The History Channel
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