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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.

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'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.

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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’.

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42 (Trailer)

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

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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.

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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).

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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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