Elevate the Legacy

Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson is gone, but his legacy should live forever.

Seven years ago, Major League Baseball honored Jackie Robinson by retiring his number. Soon it, and perhaps his memory, will become a forgotten symbol. ESPN.com proposes that baseball keep alive Jackie's legacy with an award: One player. Each season. One No. 42.
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