PASADENA (CBSLA) — Another first for legendary sports star Jackie Robinson.

The Rose Bowl unveiled a statue of the hometown hero at the main gate.

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The statue has Robinson in a football uniform. Robinson, who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers, played at the Rose Bowl for Pasadena City College in the late 1930s.

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Who better to emcee the event than Dodgers broadcasting legend than Vin Scully? And by the way, it was a celebration for Vin as well. He turned 90 Wednesday.

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The Robinson statue is more than 7 feet tall.