42 - Starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford

Jackie Robinson broke the infamous baseball color barrier by becoming the first African-American to play in the MLB. Wherever he went, there was segregation. He faced abuse, threats, and injury by people filled with intolerance and hate – including fellow baseball players. He turned the other cheek. He endured. In doing so, he changed people with his courage and grace. In 1997, Major League Baseball retired the number 42 for all teams, making it the first number in sports to be universally retired. The only exception is April 15th—Jackie Robinson Day—commemorating the date of his first game as a Brooklyn Dodger. On that day alone, players from every team proudly wear Number 42 to honor the man who altered the course of history.

42 starring Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman release in theaters Friday, April 12.

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