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Players Donating Salary On Jackie Robinson Day: MLB World Reacts

Dodgers' Infielder Jackie Robinson

circa 1945: A portrait of the Brooklyn Dodgers' infielder Jackie Robinson in uniform. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

On Friday afternoon, players from all around Major League Baseball will be donating their salaries.

Why? Well, to help celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, which takes place on April 15 - the same date Robinson broke the color barrier in the majors.

According to a report from MLB insider Bob Nightengale, a handful of players will be donating their salaries. "Lorenzo Cain, Jason Heyward, Aaron Hicks, Mike Moustakas and David Price will donate their salary from Friday's games on Jackie Robinson Day to invest in struggling inner city and rural baseball teams," Nightengale said on Twitter.

Fans love the move and wish every MLB player - with the resources to do so - would donate as well.

"Would be awesome if all mlb players, or at least the ones making 8 figures, would join in. Great way to honor the game," one fan said.

"Great stuff here!!" said another fan.

"Cool to see LoCain and Moose doing some good for the world," another fan said.

There will be special tributes for Jackie Robinson and his family all across the league tomorrow.