Jackie Robinson gets a weekend, not a day.

Tomorrow is Jackie Robinson Day in Los Angeles.

Monday is the actual 66th anniversary of Robinson breaking the color barrier with the Dodgers in 1947. It’s also Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball, when every player on every team will wear Robinson’s retired 42 on his back.

The list of local Robinson-related events this weekend is so long, the Dodgers issued a 1,338-word press release today to list them all. Here are the highlights:

• Prior to the game, the Dodgers will be joined on the field by Robinson’s wife Rachel, daughter Sharon and son David.

• Kelley Jakle, the great-granddaughter of Branch Rickey, Brooklyn Dodgers’ General Manager who signed Jackie Robinson, will sing the national anthem. The ceremonial first pitch will be thrown by actor Harrison Ford, who stars in Warner Bros. Pictures “42” as Branch Rickey.

• Prior to the game, Willie Davis, Matt Kemp and Sharon Robinson will visit Washington Middle School in Pasadena to discuss her new book, “Jackie Robinson: American Hero,” and the Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life program. Jackie Robinson attended Washington Middle School, then Washington Junior High School.
• Prior to its game against Loyola Marymount on Sunday, UCLA will unveil a new mural of Robinson along the first base concourse that will become a permanent fixture at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
• A private screening of the Warner Bros. feature film “42” is planned for more than 200 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities Los Angeles (RBI-LA) youngsters Saturday, one day after it debuts in theaters nationally.
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About J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.