Wearing Robinson’s No. 42 special moment for A’s

Once a year, baseball allows players to wear the No. 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, who wore that number in his trailblazing career integrating baseball.

That day is tonight when the A’s and the Houston Astros will all be wearing 42.

For black players in particular and most baseball people in general, it’s a special honor, a day full of significance.

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