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.
Branch Rickey blurts out "Judas Priest!" According to those closest to Rickey, that was the worst profanity he ever uttered.
It's another opening day, Harold. All future, no past.
Harold Parrott: It's a blank page, sir.
Someone says Robinson stole 29 bases in 1947 without being caught. The National League did not record failed attempts (caught stealing) until 1951.
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