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Holly Robinson-Peete and the entire family joined the masses in celebrating Jackie Robinson on April 15, 2013. Holly sported blue and white wear while her kids rocked Dodgers’ jerseys at the special night set aside at Dodgers Stadium for the remarkable player who changed the face of baseball.

Rodney Jr., Roman, and Robinson were able to experience a bit of history as they snapped a picture with Rachel Robinson, the widow of Jackie. Holly was both honored and overjoyed to capture the moment as she tweeted, “At #JackieRobinson night @dodgers stadium with the Stunning Rachel Robinson #honored Kids psyched!”

For four years, the MLB has honored Jackie Robinson by asking all players to wear his jersey number, 42, on April 15th. The league memorialized the ball player on April 15, 2011, marking the 64th Anniversary of Jackie breaking baseball’s color barrier.

Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play major league baseball in 1947. Holly and Rodney Peete Sr. have four kids together.

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5 Comments to “THE PEETES HONOR ‘JACKIE ROBINSON DAY’”

  • Katherine G April 16, 2013 at 11:59 am

    I so plan on going to see this movie. The Peete Family is just beautiful!!!

  • EVELINA RAE April 16, 2013 at 11:41 am

    Wow RJ is going to pass his Father!

    I love the Dodgers! I must see the movie 42!

  • Mercy April 16, 2013 at 10:41 am

    That’s very sweet. They look cute in their Dodger’s gear. We should all celebrate Jackie. I’ve been waiting to see the movie! I know premiere weekend has just passed but I’ll see it before this weekend! I feel it should be important for all black Americans to see.

  • Misunderstood April 16, 2013 at 10:20 am

    I’m going to see this movie! Holly and kids r beautiful! Mrs. Robinson looks spectacular!

  • Ateya April 16, 2013 at 10:06 am

    The Movie was amazing! I cant wait to BUY the DVD on BluRay.
    The Movie was emotional, I cried and I thank him for breaking barriers for us all.

    I have a different respect for Baseball after seeing this movie

    And I must say Mrs. Robinson looks amazing at 91 years old.

    GO SEE THE MOVIE!

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