Celebrating Jackie Robinson - 2023 Celebration

Jackie Robinson Day 2023

On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers stepped onto Ebbets Field as the team's starting first baseman breaking baseball’s color barrier. The Cardinals, and all players across Major League Baseball will wear Robinson's "42" in their contests on April 15.

Outfield Wall
Kids Activities

During the game on April 15, fans can stop by the Jackie Robinson table in Ford Plaza to complete Jackie Robinson Day activities – word scramble, word search, writing prompt and create your own jersey courtesy of MLB.

Jackie Robinson Foundation
Undeniable: Stories from the Negro Leagues

Watch this animated series that tells three stories from the Negro Leagues. Each episode focuses on different impacts Negro League players had on baseball including Jackie’s connection to a legendary player, Monte Irvin.

St. Louis Libraries
Harris-Stowe State University
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

To learn more about Jackie Robinson and his legacy, fans can visit the MLB Jackie Robinson Day page. Young fans can also check out printable activities focused on educating children about Jackie Robinson and his life.