PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.
12 April 2013 | rannynm
Inspirational, Educational and Humorous Story of An American Legend
"42" tells the story of the American legend Jackie Robinson, the first African-American major league baseball...
When calling the catch of a fly ball in the movie, broadcaster Red Barber says "Back, back, back..." In another play-by-play call, he exclaims "Oh, Doctor!" Contrary to popular belief, Barber didn't use either line regularly. Barber said the only time he used... ...
Whatcha gonna do if one of these pitchers throws for your head?
Jackie Robinson: I'll duck.
Halfway through the movie, when Wendell and Jackie are driving in New York, they are going West on 34th street. You can see the Empire State Building and the New Yorker on the same side of the street (south side) even though the New Yorker is across the street.
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