A 10-foot tall statue of Jackie Robinson will stand outside Dodger Stadium in 2016, the club announced Tuesday. It will be the first statue at the stadium. The exact location has not been determined.The Ian Kennedy Jersey Dodgers have a rich history of breaking barriers, and it all began with Jackie Robinson in 1947, Dodger president and CEOStan Kasten said. Therefore, it is altogether fitting that our first statue at Dodger Stadium be of Jackie.MORE: 42 Robinson photos fromSN’s archives| Robinson’s first spring trainingRobinson, the first modern African-American to play major league baseball, played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947-56and went to six All-Star games. He was baseball’s first Rookie of the Year, in 1947, and was votedNLMost Valuable Player in 1949.California sculptor Branly Cadet will create Alcides Escobar Jersey the Robinson statue around the themeLeveling the Playing Field.Cadet said he’s excited to create a design that pays homage to (Robinson’s) legacy as a sports hero and civic leader.We’re thrilled that the Dodgers will honor Jack with the inaugural statue at Dodger Stadium, said Rachel Robinson, Robinson’s widowand founder of the Jackie Robinson Foundation. Branly Cadet’s excitement for the project is heartening, and I Ryan Goins Jersey look forward to the unveiling with great enthusiasm.