Posts Tagged ‘Branch Rickey’


Jackie Robinson & Branch Rickey: Thoughts on 42 from a Lifelong Dodger Fan

In the movie 42, Jackie Robinson (played by Chadwick Boseman) repeatedly asks Branch Rickey why he is breaking baseball’s unwritten whites-only rule.  Rickey (played by Harrison Ford) gives very vague, unsatisfying resp...
by Mitch Metcalf



  42:  Watch It At Home – The Hallmark Baseball Hall of Fame It may well be that 42 is the Jackie Robinson movie audiences want.  It’s a straightforward, handsomely-produced, inspirational telling of a genuin...
by Mitch Salem