Baseball Field Restored at Jackie Robinson’s Alma Mater

At the dedication ceremony for the renovated Muir High School baseball field, named after Jackie Robinson, are (from left) Stan Kasten, president/CEO of the Los Angeles Dodgers; Rich Webster, board member of the Helen and Will Webster Foundation; Brad Ratliff, president of the Tournament of Roses; Bill Flinn, executive director of the Tournament of Roses; and Patrick Conyers, executive director of the Pasadena Educational Foundation.
Helen and Will Webster Foundation Board Member Rich Webster, Pasadena Unified School District Superintendent Brian McDonald, John Muir High School Principal Tim Sippel, and Pasadena Educational Foundation Executive Director Patrick Conyers stand beside a framed photograph of Jackie Robinson that will hang in the Muir High School gymnasium.
The newly renovated John Muir High School baseball field will be known as “Stadium 42” to honor the jersey number and legacy of alumnus Jackie Robinson.
Former Los Angeles Dodgers players Tommy Davis, Kenny Landreaux and Dennis Powell meet members of the John Muir High School baseball and softball teams. Jackie Robinson’s niece, Kathy Robinson Young, looks on while donning her uncle’s No. 42 jersey.

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