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Sunday is Jackie Robinson Day and here's how players are celebrating

On Sunday, Major League Baseball will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day. While the most visible tribute will come in the form of the No. 42 displayed on the back of every game jersey for Sunday's games, teams will also honor the legacy of Robinson with a commemorative patch on caps and jersey sleeves. And, there will also be socks -- yes socks! -- with the No. 42 on them.

Those displays of group solidarity are nice, but each player has been impacted by Robinson's contributions to the game in a different way. Players took to social media Sunday to pay tribute to Robinson and reflect on what his legacy means to them individually:

Curtis Granderson unveiled some custom spikes for the day, though -- unfortunately -- the Blue Jays' game against the Indians was postponed:

Other players, both current and former, joined in celebration of Jackie Robinson Day: