Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated around Major League Baseball on Monday, honoring the 72nd anniversary of the legendary player making his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
As customary, every player around the league wore No. 42 during the 10 games to pay respect to the Hall of Famer who broke the color barrier:
The Los Angeles Dodgers adjusted the outfield grass to celebrate the franchise hero:
Meanwhile, online tributes were made celebrating Robinson as well as the many African American players who followed him, from Reggie Jackson, Hank Aaron and Ken Griffey Jr. to today's stars like Mookie Betts, Marcus Stroman and Adam Jones:
Many of these players also acknowledged Robinson on Twitter and the path he created:
Chicago White Sox outfielder Tim Anderson had an especially emotional message:
Although many wore apparel related to Robinson's time with the Dodgers, Bryce Harper went in another direction to honor the legend's time at UCLA:
Robinson retired in 1957, but his legacy continues to live on in the current generation.