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PHOTO: Andrew McCutchen's '42' shoes honor Jackie Robinson

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

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Tuesday is April 15, which means it's MLB's annual celebration of Jackie Robinson day. So during the action Tuesday evening -- at least the games that aren't wiped out by the stupid weather -- every player will be wearing No. 42 in honor of Jackie.

Some players do other, special acts as well. Pirates center fielder -- and reigning NL MVP -- Andrew McCutchen is going to be sporting these bad boys when the Pirates (hopefully, weather-allowing) finish the last three innings of Monday's game and then play a full game in Cincinnati:

Beautiful. McCutchen posted the following caption with his Instagram picture:

He was the definiton of the word change. Not only the change in race, but change in this world. #Jackie42#TeamNike
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