Relying on the split-second timing and sprinting ability that have made him a sensational — and crowd-pleasing — base-stealer, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman, left) delights in messing with the minds of pitchers who, after a few rounds of this, sometimes lose their cool completely. Courtesy photo
More than a little overwhelmed, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman, seated center) prepares to sign the contract that will make him a player on the Brooklyn Dodgers, as team president and general manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford, in the bow tie) and his entire staff smile for the phalanx of reporters summoned to record this historic event. Sadly, Robinson is about to discover that the stroke of a pen will mean a world of abuse. Courtesy photo

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