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Jackie Robinson Debuts

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The day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier in 1947. "I would have liked to be in the stands just to be a part of history," the Angels' LaTroy Hawkins said. No surprise this was the most popular destination in our "Game of Your Choice" survey when we gave a number of major leaguers and baseball fans a fictional time machine, and told them they could pick one game to go back into the past to see live and in person. Robinson's debut might be the most significant game in MLB's long history. "It's crazy, because we don't know the half of what he had to do," said the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen. "He's definitely a person that I idolize."