first_img In advance of Jackie Robinson Day this weekend, the Dodgers will visit John Muir High School tomorrow at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2012 at 1905 Lincoln Avenue in Pasadena, Robinson’s alma mater, to speak to students about his legacy. Dodger panelists will speak about Robinson’s impact on baseball and society as a whole, answer questions from students and present them with tickets to Jackie Robinson Day at Dodger Stadium on Sunday. Dodgers Players who will be visiting are Dee Gordon and Tony Gwynn Jr. Dodger alumni Tommy Davis, “Sweet” Lou Johnson, Kenny Landreaux and Derrel Thomas.On Sunday, 15th of April, the Dodgers will celebrate Jackie Robinson Day on the 65th anniversary of the day Robinson broke the color barrier as a Dodger and all uniformed personnel will wear number 42 in his honor.Pre-game ceremonies on Jackie Robinson Day will include the First African Methodist Episcopal Church Unity Choir performing the national anthem and the American Legion Jackie Robinson Post from South L.A. presenting the colors. Seven of the Dodgers’ Team 42 scholars, who receive college scholarships through the Dodgers Dream Foundation and the Jackie Robinson Foundation, will be organized on the field before the game and Dodger alumni Don Newcombe and Tommy Davis will throw out ceremonial first pitches.Media interested in attending the panel discussion at John Muir High School should contact the Dodgers’ Public Relations department at (323) 224-1301. The event is not open to the public.The Los Angeles Dodgers, pioneers in sport and world culture, have won more games than any other club in the National League since moving to Los Angeles in 1958. Since the start of the modern era in baseball, the Dodgers of Brooklyn and Los Angeles, combined, have won six World Series titles and 21 National League pennants with a cumulative attendance of more than 190 million, the highest total in the history of baseball or any other sport. Visit the Dodgers online at www.dodgers.com, follow them on [email protected] and like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Dodgers. Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Business News TOP STORY Dodgers Visit Muir High School, Jackie Robinson’s Alma Mater, Friday From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, April 12, 2012 | 7:23 pm Subscribe HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyPretty Or Not: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About BeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuffcenter_img Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Top of the News Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more