Game 12: Jackie Robinson DayBy
I never saw Jackie Robinson play, I’m way too young for that. But his impact is obviously still felt, and in honor of him and what he accomplished, all players and field personnel will wear his number 42 during today’s games. Mariano Rivera won’t need a new uniform of course, since he’s the last player in baseball history to don the number on an everyday basis. With any luck, we’ll be seeing that number 42 jog out to the mound later tonight to preserve a win. Here’s the lineup…
Ivan Nova, C
Wow, look at that nearly symmetrical lineup. Turn that sucker sideways and you have a pseudo-bell curve, at least until you get to Granderson at the bottom. Anyway, you can watch this game locally on YES or nationally on MLB Network when it begins shortly after 7pm ET. Enjoy.