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TV/Movies

The Life Of Jackie Robinson Will Soon Become A Movie

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Before the technical experts come charging guns a blazing, leave the "Jackie Robinson wasn't the first to do what he did" argument at the front door.

#TRAILERS

'42' Has A New Trailer, Now With Racist Wash

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Back in September, we shared the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/09/the-jackie-robinson-biopic-42-has-a-trailer" target="_blank">first trailer from Brian Helgeland's 42</a>, the Jackie Robinson biopic that looks.

#TRAILERS

The Jackie Robinson Biopic ’42’ Has A Trailer

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Normally I don’t get too excited about films on this side of the UPROXX mansion, but occasionally a sports movie comes out that gets my jock strap a-risin’.

#TRAILERS

42 (Trailer)

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The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier.

TRIPLE PLAY

Watch A Bunch Of Jackies Robinson Turn The Worst Triple Play Ever

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Watch in amazement as Jackie Robinson, Jackie Robinson and Jackie Robinson turn a Padres-quality sacrifice bunt into a ridiculous triple play in the top of the 9th inning of Sunday's Dodgers/San Diego game.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS

NATS WON…YANKS LOST…IT’S A BASEBALL POST

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We really didn't do anything special for Jackie Robinson Day (after all, it was also <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/dara-torres">Dara Torres</a>' birthday, and if we weren't so busy scurrying to fill out our extension form with the IRS, we would have covered the latter before anything else).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS

MARIANO RIVERA DISGRACED JACKIE ROBINSON

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Mariano Rivera -- the last MLB player to wear number 42 on a daily basis thanks to a grandfather rule -- disgraced Jackie Robinson's legacy by allowing a two-out, three-run walk-off home run to Marco Scutaro that gave the A's a <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=270415111" target="_blank">5-4 victory over the Yankees</a>.

Movies

THERE WILL BE MOVIES ABOUT BLACK ATHLETES

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And now for the Hollywood Minute: Let's look at a couple items of note from my movie-centric friends at <a href="http://www.filmwad.com/" target="_blank">Film Wad</a>, a site where I'd spend all day watching trailers if I weren't so busy cruising the sports blogosphere.


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