South Bend high school teams to honor Jackie Robinson

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Teams in the South Bend Community School Corporation will host celebrations honoring Jackie Robinson at their home fields in the coming week.

High school baseball and softball teams will honor Robinson, the first African American to play in Major League Baseball when he took the field for Brooklyn on April 15 of 1947.

The games will be open to the public with a ticket price of $4.20, honoring Robinson’s #42.

The games will be played between the April 15-21.

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