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Tonight was a special night thought Major League Baseball as we honored the legacy of Jackie Robinson. 67 years ago today, Jackie Robinson broke into the Major Leagues with the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke the color barrier at Ebbets Field before a crowd of 26,623 spectators – aproximately 14,000 of whom were African-American. For the game today, baseball families came together to remember his lasting legacy with every payer and coach wearing number 42 to celebrate the diversity and connectivity of our National Pastime.
To kick off the 2014 season, the San Francisco Giants and Manager Bruce Bochy, Giants broadcasters, alumni and executives joined over 1,000 fans at the Giants Community Fund’s annual Play Ball Lunch presented by Blue Shield of California. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Junior Giants, the flagship program of the Giants Community Fund. The entire 2014 Giants team was in attendance. A select number of Junior Giants players from local leagues had the opportunity to sit with a Giants player or coach during the luncheon.