Rays celebrate J Bart Starr Jersey Mitchell and Ness ackie Robinson anniversary

ST. PETERSBURG — On Sunday, the Rays will commemorate the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947.

The Rays organization will recognize nine individuals who were selected as 2018 Jackie Robinson Community Champions, each for exemplifying one of Robinson’s nine values: determination, commitment, persistence, int http://www.aaronrodgersuniforms.com/Bart-Starr-Jersey egrity, justice, courage, teamwork, citizenship and excellence.

ST. PETERSBURG — On Sunday, the Rays will commemorate the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947.

The Rays organization will recognize nine individuals who were selected as 2018 Jackie Robi Mitchell and Ness 15 Bart Starr Green Bay Packers Authentic Team Color Throwback Jersey 1969 nson Community Champions, each for exemplifying one of Robinson’s nine values: determination, commitment, persistence, integrity, justice, courage, teamwork, citizenship and excellence.

The Rays will honor the family of U.S. Army Captain Riley Pitts, the first African-American commissioned officer to receive the Medal of Honor. Eula Pitts, Captain Pitts’ widow, will throw the ceremonial first pitch.

Upon entry, kids 14 years and under will receive a Chris Archer and Kevi Women’s Nike Green Bay Packers Bart Starr Elite Team Color Jersey Green n Kiermaier emoji T-shirt, while supplies last.

From noon-12:30 p.m. down the right-field line, all fans in attendance will have a chance to receive autographs from former Negro League players Dennis Biddle and James Cobin. They will b Mitchell and Ness 15 Bart Starr Green Bay Packers Authentic Team Color Throwback Jersey 1969 e joined by Archer and first-base coach Ozzie Timmons.

Bill Chastain has covered the Rays for MLB.com since 2005.


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