Check out adidas' special spikes honoring Jackie Robinson

Baseball Adidas Baseball has designed special spikes to honor Jackie Robinson next week on Jackie Robinson Day.The shoes — based on the Afterburner 2 and the Energy Boost Icon 2 — will feature elements inspired by the player and civil rights advocate’s career for April 15, reported. MORE: Each team's greatest opening day | 's new slide rule brings clarityAdidas giving these Jackie Robinson cleats to their players for Jackie Robinson Day (4/15)— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) April 7, 2016Players at UCLA, Robinson's alma mater, will wear spikes bearing newspaper headlines and Robinson's No. 42 on them. players who endorse adidas will be given a more understated design that, according to, is meant to recall the flannel uniforms worn when Robinson broke 's color line in 1947. Two quotes from Robinson — provided to adidas by the Jackie Robinson Foundation to showcase Robinson's dual nature — are imprinted on the spikes' sock liners:  "Above anything el

se, I hate to lose" and "A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.""The last thing a guy looks at when he’s putting on his shoe is the sockliner," adidas Baseball's Matt Van Wyen told "Our thought was to inspire our players as they’re putting on these cleats and honor Jackie’s legacy."