During the last road trip the Arizona Diamondbacks visited the Los Angeles Dodgers for three games.  The final game of that series fell on April 15 which has been designated as Jackie Robinson Day throughout Major League Baseball.  While every team commemorates the day it is especially pertinent for the Dodgers.

Every player, coach and umpire wore uniform number 42 in tribute to the late Jackie Robinson.  For the fans in attendance at that game it was a very special experience.  For baseball fans in Arizona that tribute seemed very distant.


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