SKYCHIEFS TO WEAR
MONTREAL ROYALS JERSEYS IN HONOR OF JACKIE ROBINSON DAY
infielder Bryant Nelson models the Montreal Royals jerseys
that the SkyChiefs will wear on April 15.
Syracuse SkyChiefs have announced that the club will be wearing
replica Montreal Royals jerseys on Friday, April 15th in honor
of former Royals infielder and National Baseball Hall of Famer
year Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball celebrate
April 15th as Jackie Robinson Day in over 150 ballparks across
Montreal Royals franchise was sold to Syracuse in 1961 and became
known as the Syracuse Chiefs.
2006 season will mark the 60th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s
first International League game with Montreal against Syracuse.
The SkyChiefs plan to honor Robinson and his family during the
jerseys worn by the SkyChiefs on April 15 will be available throughout
the season through auctions and raffles with proceeds benefiting
the Boys and Girls Clubs of Syracuse.