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Ian Kinsler Delivers a Special Performance on Jackie Robinson Day.

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The number 42 should now hold an even deeper meaning for Ranger second baseman Ian Kinsler. On Jackie Robinson day, he turned in the best performance of his career to date with a 6-6 cycle. The coincidence was not lost on Kinsler who was quoted after the game as saying: “It is more special to do it on Jackie Robinson Day,” Kinsler said. “He’s the guy who could do everything in the game, hit triples, hit home runs, steal bases, score runs, do everything. It is weird that it’s Jackie Robinson Day and I’m playing second base, but it’s great it happened that way.”

The Statline: 6-6, 2 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 4 RBI

The cycle in and of itself is a rare event, occurring at about t...

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