Adam Jones & Jason Heyward Wear Cleats To Honor Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson Day was celebrated throughout Major League Baseball yesterday for the 65 year anniversary of Jackie Robinson crossing the color barrier on April 15, 1947. In a special tribute to man that is so special in this countries history Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam jones and Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward wore special cleats.
The cleats are the Nike Griffey Jr. Swingman model spikes and were the color of Robinson’s alma mater UCLA, light blue and yellow.
Heyward called wearing the cleats an “honor and a pleasure,” while Jones termed it “a true honor.”