PASADENA (CBSLA) — Another first for legendary sports star Jackie Robinson.
The Rose Bowl unveiled a statue of the hometown hero at the main gate.READ MORE: Apple Valley Charter School's Band Director Kenneth Sockwell Arrested After Hidden Camera Found On Campus
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.READ MORE: LAPD, LA School Police Investigate Sexual Assault Of Female Student In Hamilton High School Boys' Bathroom
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.MORE NEWS: LAUSD Student Athletes Face Halloween Deadline To Get Vaccinated Or Risk Being Unable To Play
The Robinson statue is more than 7 feet tall.