Robinson women preserving Jackie's legacy
There is a powerful scene in "42," the newly released biopic about Jackie Robinson, in which Philadelphia manager Ben Chapman stands outside the Phillies' home dugout and delivers a disturbing rant of racial insults at the baseball legend in his rookie season. This scene is unrelenting, and seemingly unending, which is why it is so effective. It delivers to audiences a stirring re-creation of the sort of abuse Robinson endured so often when he broke baseball's color barrier in 1947.
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