Without any form of professional baseball in Montreal to honour the date, I have collected a few references on social media sites and other sources to acknowledge Robinson's link to baseball in Montreal. It is my own way to show that hardcore baseball fans will always honour #42.
Jackie Robinson's stats as a Montreal Royal
On April 11, 1947, the following words appeared in The Montreal Gazette
"Jackie Robinson, brilliant Negro infielder, today became the first of his race to break into modern major league baseball when President Branch Rickey of Brooklyn Dodgers announced the purchase of his contract from Montreal Royals of the International league." (Source; The Montreal Gazette)
View a clip from Jackie Robinson | Historica - Dominion trailer.
A commentary regarding Jackie Robinson and family stay in Montreal from ESPN's John Saunders.
This is the statue that stands in front of Olympic Stadium in Montreal of Jackie Robinson.
In February 2011, U.S. diplomats unveil a commemorative plaque at the apartment the couple called home in the summer of 1946.