Baseball Fans Ready To See '42'

Baseball Fans Ready To See '42'

Baseball Fans Ready To See '42'

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MOBILE, Alabama -
For some it's the love of the game.
"Because I can see homeruns," said Zackary Amsbury.
"The exciting plays and the close ones," said Joahanan Turner.

For others baseball isn't just a game.

"I just like the history of it I was a Yankee fan when I was a kid. I grew up in Delaware so we would go watch the Orioles play and used to watch Butch Robinson on third base," said John Lilley.
Fans will always remember number 42.
"Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier for the Dodgers," said a fan.
Jackie Robinson made history back in 1947 when he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He became the first african american to play major league baseball. A controversial move during that time.
"This history is interesting, nobody really wanted him to play the game and he was just absolutely amazing and came through it. It's an inspirational story," said Heather Pickens.

The movie '42' hits theatres Friday.

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