Sixty-five years ago today, Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play Major League Baseball which changed the sports world forever.
Today, Twittersphere honors his legacy.
Happy Jackie Robinson day, the man who broke the color barrier in baseball. A true legend. #42
— Andrew Day (@GreatDayAndrew) April 15, 2012
65 years ago today, Jackie Robinson did something that would forever change not only baseball but life for many. #jackierobinsonday
— Tyler Daugherty™ (@Daugherty34) April 15, 2012
65 years ago jackie robinson broke the color barrier, becoming the first man in history to travel faster than the speed of color.
— blaine capatch (@blainecapatch) April 13, 2012
Today we celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, and we remember a great man whose contributions to our game are appreciated every single day.
— Alyson Footer (@alysonfooter) April 15, 2012
65 years ago, Jackie Robinson took the field! Thanks for your sacrifice and legacy!
— Allan Houston (@ALLAN_HOUSTON) April 15, 2012
The Mets and all of MLB today will remember the legacy of Jackie Robinson by wearing Jackie's #42
— New York Mets (@Mets) April 15, 2012
Jackie Robinson Day in MLB. Grateful for the courage of the few that changed things for the many…
— Michael Ruffin (@ruffinmichael) April 15, 2012
Happy Jackie Robinson day fans! Give thanks to the man who made it possible for brothers like me to play the game we all love #respect
— Silky (@silkyl5) April 15, 2012
Jackie Robinson Day! Remember a great man & athlete today. JoJo is reading about him, and playing some Sunday ball with mom.
— LBC (@4everLBC) April 15, 2012
Jackie Robinson would be sad to see that baseball is not popular among young African Americans on the professional level. #42
— Canty's Corner (@dnice083) April 15, 2012
Happy Jackie Robinson day. One of the greatest sports heros of all time. Revolutionized the game of baseball and broke the race barrier
— Jordan Pence (@JPence4) April 15, 2012