PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
Pee Wee Reese's line that someday all Dodger players might be wearing the number 42 was actually said by Dodgers outfielder Gene Hermanski in 1951. Brian Helgeland liked the quote so much, he had Reese say it because he is a central character. Since 2004, every April 15th has been "Jackie Robinson Day" in... ...
It's another opening day, Harold. All future, no past.
Harold Parrott: It's a blank page, sir.
In Rickey's office, just before the call about Durocher, paper is in his message tray, and a post-it is attached to the clipping. Post-it notes were invented in 1977.
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