Marcus Hall: Jackie Robinson was a courageous man who paved the way for MLB players of color. Not only that, he was an exceptional ball player.
Alex Justice: Jackie Robinson proves the impact that baseball will always have on America. 42 made history. 42 made futures.
Nick Mendillo: Jackie Robinson bravely pushed the boundaries of people's expectations of what humans are capable of. He caused a paradigm shift that improved America's game for the rest of its existence.
Travis Miller: Jackie Robinson's impact on the game of baseball is immeasurable. There is a reason only his number is universally retired and his legacy is celebrated every April.
Mina Park: Jackie played the game with a confident hope during a time when it was needed the most. His leadership and fearlessness inspires me to work with integrity and to love without borders.
Aaron Roberts: Being a Dodgers fan, I always felt I had more claim to Jackie Robinson than most. I've realized since that Jackie is transcendent. He's become a champion for us all and a pure representation of positive progress and the triumphant perseverance of human will.
April Whitzman: Jackie Robinson is an inspiration to me as more than just a great ball player and civil rights icon. His experience teaches us that social justice will triumph over intolerance and ignorance in all areas.
Ben Wietmarschen: America at its best is a place where tradition is not as important as bad things getting changed. Jackie Robinson represents a very bad thing in this country getting changed and the country taking a very important step forward.