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CC Sabathia celebrated Jackie Robinson's 100th birthday by going to Jackie Robinson School

On Jan. 31, 1919, Jackie Robinson was born. Exactly 100 years later, CC Sabathia went to P.S. 375 -- better known as Jackie Robinson School -- in Brooklyn, N.Y., to celebrate the legendary, color-line-breaking hero.

He shared an image from outside the school when he arrived. It has an awesome mural: 


He then led the school assembly in shouting, "Happy birthday, Jackie Robinson!"

Sabathia wasn't the only one honoring Jackie. Robinson Cano took a photo outside of the giant "42" at Citi Field: 

Multiple members of the Tigers and Orioles also talked about the importance of Robinson's legacy: