42 well worth seeing. One of the few baseball movies that get you to feel how hard a professional pitcher throws. Could feel the hits. Harrison Ford / Branch Rickey has great lines.
Washington baseball side-interest: Ben Chapman, the race-baiting manager of the Phillies, started one of the biggest brawls ever, called "the war at Griffith Stadium", when he spiked Nats 2B Buddy Myers. "If Chapman spikes me again, I'm going to step on his face", said Myers, but instead, Myers kicked Chapman about six times. Fans joined in. DC riot squad called. Chapman punched a detective, got arrested.