Denzel Washington honors Jackie Robinson with a speech at the MLB All-Star Game
It wasn't a long speech, but it hit home: Denzel Washington's homage to Jackie Robinson
wearing Robinson's No. 42 in Dodger Stadium — drew a stirring response from the crowd
on a day that also honored Robinson's widow, Rachel, on her 100th birthday.
Speaking Tuesday night on the field before the 2022 All-Star Game in Los Angeles
Washington commemorated the day in April 1947
when Robinson made his debut for the Brooklyn Dodgers
obliterating baseball's color barrier "with supreme talent and unshakable character.
The actor also celebrated Robinson's activism, and his many pursuits outside of sports.
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