Results tagged ‘ Dave Sims ’
The Mariners and Tigers will wear No. 42 jerseys tonight since they were off yesterday when the rest of the league celebrated Jackie Robinson Day. MLB commemorates Jackie Robinson Day today to honor Robinson’s inspiring life, values, and accomplishments. In proudly putting Jackie’s No. 42 on all game jerseys, the League demonstrates a powerful, unified tribute to Jackie Robinson’s legacy. In recognition of Jackie Robinson Day, one Number 42 jersey from every Club will be team-signed and auctioned off on MLB.com with proceeds benefiting the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
Here is a blog post from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum sharing Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims and the meaning of Jackie Robinson Day to him.
The Seattle Mariners 2013 Winter Caravan kicked off earlier this week with John Jaso, Mike Carp, Dan Wilson, Dave Sims and the Mariner Moose making stops in Covington, Tacoma and Lacey. Here are some photos captured by team photographer Ben Van Houten.
The 2-hour long show will be hosted by Rick Rizzs, Shannon Drayer and Matt Pitman. Scheduled guests include third baseman Kyle Seager, relief pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen, third base coach Jeff Datz, TV announcer Dave Sims and Seattle Times National Baseball Writer Larry Stone.