By Brendan H.
Have you ever seen the movie 42? 42 is a movie based on how Jackie Robinson made it to the Major League Baseball (MLB). He is an important athlete because he got into the MLB at the time when African Americans didn’t have the same rights as white people.
Robinson dealt with the racism, but it didn’t stop him from letting African Americans play in Major League Baseball.
The movie cast members are as follows:
Jackie Robinson Chadwick Boseman
Branch Rickey Harrison Ford
Rachel Robinson Nicole Beharie
Leo Derocher Christopher Meloni
Dixie Walker Ryan Merriman
Pee Wee Reese Lucas Black
Wendell Smith Andre Holland
Ben Chapma Alan Tudyk
Ralph Branca Hamish Linklater
Harold Parrott T.R. Knight
This movie is rated PG-13.
Editor’s Note: If you take a tour of the Dodger Stadium, you will find a wall that the players pass by every game. There are several names on the wall, but the one in the center and the biggest is Jackie Robinson.