Below is a reprinting of one of the first baseball blog posts I ever wrote, two years ago today, under the slightly more cynical headline "Doritos Jackie Robinson Day Presented by Cialis." Not many things hold up after two years in the baseball-blogging world, but Bud Selig and MLB are again cheapening Jackie's memory by forcing every player in baseball to "honor" him by wearing his number, so it seems to me it's worth hauling this out again.
"I think it's great," the Commissioner said. "Just their understanding of history and what that man did for so many people is so important. Believe me, it makes me very happy."