Honoring Jackie Robinson's achievement





The street sign is the same, but nothing else is. Sullivan Place was outside the Brooklyn Dodgers’ clubhouse, under the stands along the right-field foul line, when Jackie Robinson arrived there for opening day on April 15, 1947. But yesterday, amid the wind and rain, Sullivan Place was next to a tree-lined courtyard of the 23-story yellow-brick Ebbets Field Apartments, around the corner from the Jackie Robinson Intermediate School on McKeever Place.

All over the major leagues, on the 60th anniversary of his first major league game, dozens of players, including the entire Los Angeles Dodgers team, were wearing uniforms with his No. 42 on the back in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.


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