Caputo: Three Best Things About The Movie “42”
By: Pat Caputo
1. It was an accurate, heart-pounding and heart-warming account of Jackie Robinson’s struggles and triumphs while breaking baseball’s color barrier in 1947.
2. The acting was outstanding, especially Chadwick Boseman as Robinson and Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey.
3. It presented a great lesson about what this country was like in regard to race relations not long ago in the broader scope of history, and why we should be without prejudice.