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To the end of his life, Robinson insisted that he never had it made. He'd likely say the same today. That's the Robinson that baseball, and much of America, has forgotten. 42 tells only part of his story.
Major league baseball will honor Robinson today, as it does every year, with Jackie Robinson Day. Today players will all wear Robinson's 42, which is the only number in baseball retired in perpetuity.