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To a man, Dodgers will honor Jackie Robinson
While most teams have selected a few players to wear No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson on Sunday, Robinson's former club will be one of three to outfit everyone with the Hall of Famer's now-retired numerals. Full story >
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For Jackie Robinson Day, parking gates will open at 2:40 p.m. and Dodger Stadium gates will open at 3:10 p.m.

Gameday: April 15, 2007 marks the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. To commemorate this special event Commissioner Bud Selig and Rachel Robinson, wife of the late Robinson, will be on hand to participate in a special pre-game ceremony.

 • Breaking Barriers on-field recognition
 • Jackie Robinson Scholars on-field recognition
 • Ode To Jackie (readings by celebrities)
 • Musical Tribute: Choir performs "Oh Happy Day" – performed
   by choir from First African Methodist Church (the oldest
   African-American church in Los Angeles, founded in 1872)
 • Presentation by Commissioner Bud Selig to Rachel
   Robinson
 • National Anthem – Jennifer Hudson
 • Ceremonial First Pitch – Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson


In-game entertainment will feature multiple videos about Jackie's life and social impact as well as vignettes about other notable African American players and coaches in the game.

The celebration will be followed by a 5:10 p.m. game against the San Diego Padres in which all Dodger players and coaches will wear a jersey with the No. 42. The first 50,000 fans will receive a commemorative Jackie Robinson Poster - a replica of the original black and white charcoal sketching by Dodger pitcher Brett Tomko.
Live Jackie Robinson Day pregame show
Seth Everett hosts MLB.TV's live pregame show on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET, with Ed Randall and Billy Sample in Los Angeles.