Jackie Robinson - first African American to play in the Major Leagues. Arguably the greatest baseball player of all time, but no question he was the most inspirational. He played 5 varsity sports in college at the division 1 level.

Jackie Robinson pictured in 1949 by artist Graig Kreindler, my son's favorite artist. Jack says "behind him the world is dark and shadowy, but it gets brighter with each step he takes".

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Toronto Blue Jays bats during MLB game action against the Atlanta Braves on April 19, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays bats during MLB game action against the Atlanta Braves on April 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2016 Toronto Blue Jays-DrizzyCreative on IG-Tweets with replies by Jason Grilli (@GrillCheese49) | Twitter

2016 Toronto Blue Jays-DrizzyCreative on IG-Tweets with replies by Jason Grilli (@GrillCheese49) | Twitter

2016 Toronto Blue Jays starting pitchers Aaron Sanchez and Marcus Stroman #Strochez

Marcus Stroman on

2016 Toronto Blue Jays starting pitchers Aaron Sanchez and Marcus Stroman

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Toronto Blue Jays draws a walk against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of the interleague MLB game at Chase Field on August 20, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Toronto Blue Jays v Arizona Diamondbacks

Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays draws a walk against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of the interleague MLB game at Chase Field on July 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Glad to have witnessed this live❤️

Josh Donaldson

The Toronto Blue Jays definitely made the right decision to send three players to the Oakland A's for Josh Donaldson. See what other major trades affected the 2015 MLB season by clicking on the link below.

17-3 on the season! J.A. Happ #33 of the Toronto Blue Jays in action against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 17, 2016 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Blue Jays defeated the Yankees 7-4.

Happ of the Toronto Blue Jays in action against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 2016 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Blue Jays defeated the Yankees

2016 Blue Jays- (my 3 faves <3) Stroman, Donaldson and Tulo on the cover of Sportsnet magazine

Marcus Stroman on

2016 Blue Jays- (my 3 faves Stroman, Donaldson and Tulo on the cover of Sportsnet magazine

Aaron Sanchez, TOR //Game 1 ALDS, Oct 2015 v TEX

TORONTO — Capping a deciding game filled with controversy, bad blood and just plain craziness, Jose Bautista's three-run homer propelled the Blue Jays into the American League Championship Series as b.

Michael Saunders #21 of the Toronto Blue Jays runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 17, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Toronto Blue Jays v Baltimore Orioles

Michael Saunders of the Toronto Blue Jays runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Sources: Miller deal only heightened Marlins' expectations for Jose Fernandez. The Dodgers are reportedly still in talks with the Marlins about him But the Marlins may have upped their asking price. 12/22/2015

Sources: Miller deal only heightened Marlins' expectations for Jose Fernandez

Sources: Miller deal only heightened Marlins' expectations for Jose Fernandez. The Dodgers are reportedly still in talks with the Marlins about him But the Marlins may have upped their asking price.

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