Column: Remembering Jackie Robinson in town where it started


              The New York Mets wear the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson as the national anthem is played before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, April 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
            
              The New York Mets wear the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson as the national anthem is played before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, April 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
            
              The New York Mets wear the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson as the national anthem is played before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, April 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
            
              New York Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor wears the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson as he walks on the field before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, April 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
            
              The New York Mets wear the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson as the national anthem is played before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, April 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
            
              The New York Mets wear the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson as the national anthem is played before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, April 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
            
              New York Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor wears the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson as he walks on the field before a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, April 15, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
            
              A jersey of Jackie Robinson is displayed at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's integration of Major League Baseball, Thursday, April 7, 2022. Robinson became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball breaking the baseball color barrier on April 15, 1947, when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
            
              Tampa Bay Rays' Randy Arozarena holds up the Jackie Robinson Award after winning the 2021 American League Rookie of the Year before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, April 9, 2022, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Members of the military carry an American flag past a number 42 cut in the outfield in anticipation of Jackie Robinson Day before a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Thursday, April 14, 2022. Jackie Robinson Day is Friday, April 15. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              A jersey of Jackie Robinson is displayed at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's integration of Major League Baseball, Thursday, April 7, 2022. Robinson became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball breaking the baseball color barrier on April 15, 1947, when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
            
              A jersey of Jackie Robinson is displayed at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's integration of Major League Baseball, Thursday, April 7, 2022. Robinson became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball breaking the baseball color barrier on April 15, 1947, when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
            
              This image provided by Major League Baseball shows the new 75th anniversary logo of Jackie Robinson's No. 42 in Dodger blue that will celebrate the 75th anniversary of his breaking the major league color barrier. (Courtesy of MLB via AP)
            
              A jersey of Jackie Robinson is displayed at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's integration of Major League Baseball, Thursday, April 7, 2022. Robinson became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball breaking the baseball color barrier on April 15, 1947, when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Column: Remembering Jackie Robinson in town where it started