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...
He's a Methodist, I'm a Methodist... And God's a Methodist; We can't go wrong.
The game on September 17, which Jackie Robinson hits a home run off of Pirates pitcher Fritz Ostermueller to help the Dodgers clinch the pennant, was not the actual day the Dodgers clinched the pennant. The National League standings at the end of play that day had the Dodgers with a record of 91-54, while the second place Cardinals had a record of 80-62. With 154 games in a season, it was still possible for the Cardinals to win the pennant with a record of 92-62, with the Dodgers finishing in second place with a record of 91-63.
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